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The ancient city of Anavarza in Adana is one of the places on the UNESCO list.

The ancient city of Anavarza in Adana is one of the places on the UNESCO list.

Thirteen more places in Turkey have been included in the UNESCO Temporary List of World Heritage.

The Culture and Tourism Ministry applied this year to UNESCO with 13 different files, and all dossiers were accepted by the World Heritage List. Turkey currently has 11 places on the UNESCO list.

Anatolian Seljuk Madrasahs (Konya, Kayseri, Sivas, Erzurum, Kırşehir), the ancient city of Anavarza (Adana), the ancient city of Kaunos (Muğla), Kızkalesi (Mersin), the Arslantepe archaeological area (Malatya), the Kültepe archaeological area (Kayseri), Çanakkale and Gelibolu World War I areas (Çanakkale), the Eflatunpınar Rock Monument (Konya), İznik (Bursa), Mahmutbey Mosque (Kastamonu), Ahi Evran Tomb (Kırşehir), Titus-Vespasianus Tunnel (Hatay) and Zeynel Abidin Mosque and Mor Yakup Church (Mardin) are the new places on the list.

April/20/2014

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