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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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