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Ancient Tarsus, Turkey

 
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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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In 1832, Tarsus was captured and held by an Egyptian Muslim sect for eight years.  During this time, they used the land surrounding the city for the growing of cotton.  A couple of decades after the Ottoman Empire retook the city, they found that the cotton fields were a favor to their economy since the crop was in high demand due to the destruction of the American South during the United States [...]
 
 
 

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