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Worth a quick visit

Worth a quick visit on the way up to Mt Nemrut. Stretch you legs with a walk around the burial... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wayne P
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Sydney, Australia
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Karakuş tumulus

It is 15 km dar away from kahta/adiyaman.cendere bridge,old kahta castle closed.35 km distance to... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
mustafa k
,
Mersin, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a quick visit on the way up to Mt Nemrut. Stretch you legs with a walk around the burial mound and take a few shots of the pillars.

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

It is 15 km dar away from kahta/adiyaman.cendere bridge,old kahta castle closed.35 km distance to the nemrut mountain. You can find daily tours all these adress . You can see nemroud mountain at this karakuş tumulus hill . It is monument for Commagene royal family...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

We had visited this in 2009 when you could still ascend the monument, but it is now out of bounds. It has some interesting columns, notably one of a dexiosis (handshaking) and is dedicated to Laodike. The others are the bull column for isas, and...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Compared to Nemrut Dağı Kara Kuş is potentially a little underwhelming. It, like Nemrut dağı, is a tumulus and is supposedly the twin burial mound to Nemrut dağı which just can be made out if the weather is good.

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Reviewed November 21, 2015

The driver lets to off right at the base. Stunning views of the river valley. Interesting walk around to see the various statues. It's the first stop in a swing around the areas archeological sites that can be arranged for very little at the hotel

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Reviewed November 11, 2015

One go visit on the way from Nemrut and Severan Bridge, we stopped in Karakus Tumulusu to enjoy the ancient pillar with craved bird on the top. The location is on the top of the hill where we could enjoy the view of Euphrates River...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2015

This will most likely be your first stop coming from Kahta to Nemrut Dagi, especially if you want to be there for sunset. There is ample parking close by and the walk around the Tumulus is easy and the visit will not take more than...More

1  Thank JuergenWDobler
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Reviewed October 7, 2015

Super views and very peaceful. Car parking area close. Worth a look. Kiosk selling souvenirs' and soft drinks.

2  Thank joy14607
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited the Karakus Tumulus burial mound as part of our independent road trip to Arsameia, Yeni Kale and Cendere Bridge (they are all very close together). On leaving the main road (which has a brown sign), we found that the road split into three...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2015

It was easy to access and was a pleasant little stroll around the burial mound, with great views all around.

Thank Harun H
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