Karakus Tumulus is 35 km (21 mile) far to Adiyaman centurum. Located at Adıyaman-Kahta enterance in south-west of the National Park ,the Monumental Tomb was built by Commagene’s King Mithradates II and was dedicated to his mother Isas. Because of the symbol of eagle on the top of the columns, it was named as Karakuş(black bird) Tumulus. There were four columns in each east, west and south directions, however today only two at east, one at west and one at south remain. On the east columns are ruins of lion and eagle statues, on the west columns ,on the other hand, grounds a relief of ‘shaking hands’ and on the ground remain pieces of lion statue. Karakuş Tumulus determined as the entrance of Mt Nemrut is also located in the National Park.

Open daily between 08:30-17:00
Address: Kahta – Adiyaman
Admission: Free

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