An ancient city discovered in Eskişehir in Turkey

Nestled in the historic district of Seyitgazi are the remains of the oldest city of Eskişehir. Shovel by shovel, Küllüoba is revealed with excavations carried out since 1996. The head of the excavation, Prof. Dr Turan Efe and Associate Professor Dr Murat Türkteki, the head of the Archeology Department of …

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Hoi An Ancient Town – UNESCO World Heritage Center

Hoi An Ancient Town The ancient town of Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to 19th centuries. Its buildings and street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, which have combined to produce this unique heritage site. The …

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Turkish dam project would wipe out ancient city

The recently released images of the ancient city of Hasankeyf are nothing short of shocking. In scenes and sounds reminiscent of the destruction of Palmyra by the Islamic State and the Taliban blowing up the Bamiyan Buddhas, stones rained in some areas following the sound of the blasts, rocking the …

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