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Ancient Tarsus, Turkey

 
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Distance from city center: 2mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 12th of November, 2009
If you are the the modern city of Tarsus, you definitely should visit the ancient city. The oldest parts can be traced back till 4th millenium B.C.

 
 
 
 
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