Travel Blogs from Ozdere
... bedrooms now dubbed the Southern Terrace. Since 2010, more than 100m of the western walls and towers have been restored using original materials. After we'd had our fill there, we walked down the hill and saw the ruins of a Byzantine Aqueduct. The pillars have been re-assembled and once supported brick arches. Now they support storks' nests! It's not nesting season at the moment but the storks' nests can be seen atop any tall pillar. There is a mix ...
... show-casing mosaic floors, wall-frescos and indoor plumbing - this is a work-in-progress where you can watch archaeologists at work as well as view the outcome of their painstaking work
- the huge semi-circular theatre seating 24,000 patrons and believed to have been the largest outdoor theater in the ancient world. It was engineered to have amazing acoustics so that everyone heard clearly without amplification.
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... has gained significant traction since its inception. Currently, however, there's only one major-label in contemporary Islamic music, Awakening Records. We included an example of Maher Zain's music, entitled "Ramadan." The song incorporates some traditional folk elements as well as the production quality of the ...
... a taxi ride. Luckily, we met two really nice people from Hong Kong- Andrew and Jessica, who had lost their guidebook and borrowed ours, and we all shared the taxi ride into Pemukkale. Turns out that the Prime Minister is visiting in a few days to visit the grand opening of a new hospital, and the main road has been closed for repairs... we came in on some of the smallest, unpaved, unlit back roads I have ever seen outside of Maine... made me feel like I was at ...
... rug making shop! We saw how silk thread is made from caccons and watched expert weavers make varying rugs with silk, wool, and cotton! Wow! That's all I can say, I took some awesome videos. I will never underestimate a rug and its workmanship again! Well worth the crazy amount that they charge for them. I told him that I would be back when I was a rich doctor to buy some....lol, not going to happen with my primary care ambitions! I'll save up ;) Before ...
Other places to stay in Ozdere
Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Ãtealan Mevkii, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $141
Goztepe Mevki, Ozdere | 4 star hotelfrom $183
Cumhuriyet Mah. Goksen Sok. 25, Ozdere | 3 star hotelfrom $80
CukuraltI Mahallesi, Ozdere | 5 star hotelfrom $241