Eastern and Western civilizations, 2150 m. height intersection in a magnificent pyramids, the world's eighth wonder of Nimrod, ten meters in height fascinating sculptures, inscriptions meters long, is located in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.


Mount Nemrut, giant statues and mausoleums as well as on housing, has attracted the world's most spectacular sunrise and sunset interested in the place can be watched. Every year, thousands come to Nemrut Mountain to watch the sunrise and sunset.

Declared by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Mount Nemrut, the Commagene around the country with civilization is one of the most important works of the National Park. Giant statues on the Mount Nemrut and tumuli, Arsameia (Old Castle), New Castle, Severen Bridge Karakus Hill and is located within the National Park boundaries.


Two thousand years, the sun's rising and setting of 2150 m. To solve the mystery Kommagene height following the giant statue should go to the discovery of civilization.

Mount Nemrut in the region sent a young team of scientists Otto Punchte presidency to research by the Royal Academy, Mount Nemrut at the top of the tumulus and tumulus runs on works composed of eastern and colossal statues that formed on a terrace on the western side and several reliefs. Long work finally solve the Greek inscription Punchste's, these works that belong to Commagene civilization and discovers that Commagene built by I. King Antiochus. Antiochus inscription written from the mouth contains the secret of Mount Nemrut and the laws of Antiochus.

Excavations for the emergence of Commagene Civilization, Mount Nemrut from another Arsameia was carried out in Samsat'ta and Euphrates. Portable artifacts in the museum uncovered during excavations in the area is under protection in the rest of the National Park area.

Commagene Kingdom

Greek "Genes Community" meaning Commagene, name bağdaşırca the faith of Greek and Persian civilization is a powerful kingdom in harmony with their culture and traditions. Taurus Mountains and the ancient Commagene Kingdom is located at the junction of several roads in Syria's northern Hatay, Pinarbasi, northern and eastern Taurus took place in fertile soil that surrounds the Euphrates River. Convenient and economic importance of agriculture and animal husbandry high cedar forest that hosts the territory of Commagene, nearby cave was used as a residential area since ancient times and it is clear from archaeological finds.

The ancient world's small but strong country Commagene, dad side of the Persians of King "with the King of Kings said Darius as the mother party of Macedonian ruler Alexander the Great by a prince, the son of Mithradates I Kallinikos with relatives, founded BC 109 years in an independent kingdom. occurring from different communities and providing great success in ensuring the unity between different faiths and cultures to the Commagene Mithridates I Kallinikos, to strengthen the ties with the gods, and thus the nation was built temples in various parts of the country with the belief that lived in peace.



Kahta continental climate is observed in the outskirts of Mount Nemrut. Because of the Ataturk Dam lake in the border town, the climate has begun to show structure similar to a significant degree by modified Mediterranean climate. However, even in the middle of summer, it gets pretty cold sunrise on Mount Nemrut.



Eklenme Tarihi, 2015-14-09 04:01:11