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Başnalar Castle / Başnalar Kalesi

Başnalar Castle / Başnalar Kalesi

If you’re looking for a good hike and a view from far above the city of Mersin and the sea, then Başnalar Castle is a trek for you! Dating back to the Middle Ages (approximately 10-12th century, this castle sits atop a 800m tall mountain with valleys on three...
Dikilitaş

Dikilitaş

The word “dikilitaş” in Turkish means “stone that is perpendicular,” or better, an obelisk. While most Turks (and travellers to Turkey for that matter) know of the famous obelisks in Istanbul outside of the Blue Mosque (also known as...