South Eastern Anatolia, or Turkish Kurdistan, is one of the oldest and most beautiful regions in Turkey. South Eastern Anatolia has a rich history and cultural heritage and covers 9.7 percent of the land surface area in Turkey, which is equivalent to 75,000 square metres, making it the smallest region in the country. The people who live in this region are completely dependent on the waters of the Tigris and the Euphrates, two rivers which have nurtured and shaped the culture of the lands they flow through.
Thousands of tourists flock to South Eastern Anatolia looking for South Eastern Anatolia holiday rentals every year. This region features a wealth of historical cities such as the town of Hasankeyf, the old city of Diyarbakir, and Mardin - the region's trophy piece. If you are passionate about history and culture, don't miss out on a trip to to Ani - the old Armenian capital. For lovers of history and culture, the beautiful Luxembourg Holiday Rentals are strongly recommended, visit medieval castles dotted around the lush green landscape of hilly forests and lush valleys.
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Tourists renting Southeastern Anatolia holiday homes can also visit Darende, an old town dating back to the time of the Ottomans. After you have settled down in your South Eastern Anatolia villa rentals, make sure you visit the Nemrut Dagi Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Other popular cities include Van, Malatya, Hakkari, and Erzurum. Many of the mountains in South Eastern Anatolia have high cultural and historic significance, for example, legend says that Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Cudi in Şırnak and Mount Nemrut is home to the temple tomb of the Commagene King Antiochus I. Other major mountains in the region include the Mereto Mountains in Batman, Kelmehmet, Tanintanin and Namaz mouintains in Şırnak, and the Mazı anbd Dibek mountauns in Mardin.
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Before you start searching for South Eastern Anatolia holiday rentals, you should do a little research to learn more about the main sights of the region. Some of the most popular attractions include the ruins of Belkis (Zeugma), the Duluk Forest, the Grand Mosque, and Siirt - one of the most important centers of agriculture in the region.Many tourists visit Diyarbakir City Walls, the second longest city walls after the Great Wall of China. You should also see the beautiful cave that lies at the summit of Mount Cudi; here you can see historic ruins and calcareous rock formations. The region’s architectural history dates back to prehistoric times. Most buildings are made of stone and feature wooden doors. South Eastern Anatolia is well known for its stone masonry houses decorated with mosaic ceramic tiles and glazed bricks. Many travel agencies that offer South Eastern Anatolia holiday rentals recommend that tourists visit the Archaeology and Ethnography museum and the Mevlid Halil Mosque.
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