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

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Compared to Nemrut Dağı Kara Kuş is potentially a little underwhelming. It, like Nemrut dağı, is a... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2016
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

Worth stopping while touring the area. Basically several columns positioned around a hilltop. Half hour to walk around. Some pretty views of the countryside from here. Visited here on 9th October 2018. Plenty of parking available.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 707waynep
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mustafak277
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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rod F
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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank CasRijvers
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

Date of experience: November 2015
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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

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank 1973LYS
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

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank JuergenWDobler
Reviewed October 7, 2015

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

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank joy14607
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

Date of experience: July 2015
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