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Central Turkey—Ankara, Konya, Cappadocia

Lecture no. 17 from the course: The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul

Central Turkey—Ankara, Konya, Cappadocia

Taught by Professor John R. Hale | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

In Ankara, learn about ancient capitals of the great Anatolian civilizations, including the complex culture of Çatalhöyük. Continue to Konya, home of the Sufi poet Rumi and of the mystic whirling dervishes. Linger in the magical geologic landscapes of Cappadocia, with its "fairy chimneys," ancient cave dwellings, and astounding underground cities.


June 6, 2016