Seben Çeltikdere Rock Houses – Bolu

Seben Çeltikdere Rock Houses is 74 km (45 mile) far to Bolu centurum. There are rock houses having more than one floors carved in the surface of the rocks of the deep valleys which are in the vicinity of Çeltik Creek, Hoçaş, Kaşbıyıklar and Yuva villages of Seben District. Address: Çeltikdere köyü, Seben – Bolu…

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Keçi Castle – Bolu

Keçi Castle is 72 km (44 mile) far to Bolu centurum. It is 5 km north of Gerede. The castle occupies an important place in the history of Gerede, which is a place of accommodation on the historical Silk Road, and has survived until today. Having been built in the Middle Ages, Keci Castle dates…

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Hisartepe Ruins – Bolu

Hisartepe Ruins is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Bolu centurum. According to the archeological data, the first settlement period of the Bolu plain extends up to the BC 3rd thousands. The settlement of the Bithynium – Claudiopolis city, located on the hills inside the city center extends to BC 7th century according to the…

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Bolu Museum – Bolu

Bolu Museum is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Bolu centurum. The museum is located inside the Culture Center and the works exhibited in the museum are obtained from various dated excavations executed at the region. Among these works are the head piece of a statue, which is suspected to belong to the Roman King…

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Antinous Temple – Bolu

Antinous Temple is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Bolu centurum. A Greek from Claudiopolis in Bithynia (now Bolu in north-west Turkey), Antinous (born 111 CE) entered the service of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (reigned 117-138 CE) around 123 CE, while Hadrian was touring the region. Antinous became Hadrian’s lover, and in 130 CE accompanied…

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Akşemseddin Tomb – Bolu

Akşemseddin Tomb is 96 km (59 mile) far to Bolu centurum. The tomb is a hexagonal structure made of sandstone and covered with a dome without a pulley. Including a pointed arched pediment above the gate, the tomb’s inside decoration was very simple. The pendants of the dome were attractive. The tomb includes two windows…

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Akşemseddin Mausoleum – Bolu

Akşemseddin Mausoleum is 96 km (59 mile) far to Bolu centurum. Göynük, situated about 100km/60mi southwest of Bolu in the western Köroglu Daglari, is well worth a visit. In addition to its many old Pontic townhouses and an Ottoman bath house, it boasts the Aksemsettin Mausoleum (1494), tomb of the first hoca (moslem teacher) to…

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Abant Lake – Bolu

Abant Lake is 37 km (22 mile) far to Bolu centurum. Abant is about 200 km. northwest of Ankara on the İstanbul highway and it is 225 km. when you trive from Istanbul. To reach Abant Lake you turn left at the Abant crossing after Bolu, which is one of Turkey’s greenest cities. Surrounded by…

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Hasan Sultan Vault – Bitlis

Hasan Sultan Vault is 62 km (48 mile) far to Bitlis centurum. This vault in the Taht-i Suleiman District is the second most important and biggest monument in Ahlat after Ulu Vault. Erzen Hatun Vault: According to the script written on the crown door, the vault constructed for Emir Ali’s daughter Erzen Hatun between the…

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Emir Bayındır Vault – Bitlis

Emir Bayındır Vault is 62 km (48 mile) far to Bitlis centurum. The vault at the west of the İki Kubbe District, at the end of Meydanlik Graveyard is one of the most interesting Ahlat vaults according to art history. In the script which surrounds the vault from its upper part, the life and characteristics…

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