Nemrut is a 2,134 meter (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey, near the city of Adiyaman. In 62 BC, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built a tomb-sanctuary flanked by huge statues of himself, two lions, two eagles and various Greek, and Persian gods on the mountain top. Since their construction, the heads have toppled from the bodies and lay scattered throughout the site. The summit of Mount Nemrut provides a great view of the surrounding mountains. The main attraction is to watch the sunrise from the eastern terrace which give the bodyless heads a beautiful orange hue and adds to the sense of mystery of the place.
Istanbul will be under the influence of shopping frenzy from 6 to 28 June!
Istanbul Shopping Fest will welcome thousands of visitors during the festival with activities all around the city, shopping malls and stores, as well as grand opening and closing ceremonies. Istanbul will become the one and only entertainment center of its region for 21 days with various street carnival groups, concerts, toys and games for children, parties, contests, fashion shows and performances.