Turkey: Eastern Anatolia

Ishak Pasa Palace
A superb architectural amalgam of Seljuk, Ottoman,
Georgian, Persian and Armenian styles

Arch in Ishak Pasa
Note the fine stone carving

Dome and minaret, Ishak Pasa

Ararat, Turkey's highest mountain

Detail of a Kurdish carpet

One of the oldest standing castle in the world
built by the Urartians in 8th century BC

A typical Turkish mosque

Akdamar island of Van lake


Part of pictures by courtesy of Mr. Qua Chern Yin