The Oldest Temple in the World- Gobeklitepe

 

Recently excavated this religious center dates back to 11.000 years formed as circle of 15 obeliscs on T form decorated with animal and human figures such as: human faces, arms and hands; wild boars, foxes, wilds ducks and eagles, etc. beside abstracts motifs.

It is estimated to be built when human beings started to settle down after collecting and hunting era but abonded around 8000 BC and never used again as a cermony place.

Nominated to be a World Heritage by Unesco Gobeklitepe has monuments of human body shapes in 3D which suprises visitors, situated in Sanlıurfa, southeastern part of Turkey.

Now you have a new destination to add to your Turkey travel guide!

 

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