Archive for the 'THE TOROS (TAURUS) MOUNTAINS' Category


Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Nemrut:  A magnificent historical site located on the eastern Taurus mountain range and the 8th Wonder of the World bearing the most valuable monuments of the Kingdom of Commagene. Situated on the Arsameia antique road, Nemrut, 2206 meters in height, looms over the whole territory encompassing the Firat river crossing and plains. The statues of […]


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

  THE TOROS (TAURUS) MOUNTAINS (3756 M.) The Toros (Taurus) Mountains are the westernmost branch of the great mountain chain that stretches across all of Asia the Himalayan mountain belt. The Turkish section of this massive mountain range follows the southern border of Anatolia and is itself made up of four major sections, the Western, […]