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Doğubeyazıt in the region of Ağrı with it's 70,171 habitants is a place located in Turkey - some 597 mi (or 961 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Doğubeyazıt is now 10:25 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Neftu, Javzar, Mosul, Tabriz, Van or Kars. When in this area, you might want to check out Yeniharman, Yanoba, Meryemana, Kazan, Goktepe and Saridana as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Turkey Ishak Pasha Serayi

06:21 min ( June 05, 2008 by TaknyosP)
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Mt. Ararat from Doğubayazıt and the palace of Isaac Pasha offer some of the most picturesque images of eastern Turkey. Doğubayazıt is a small town near the Iranian border. It was relocated north f...

It's Impossible to See All 366 Rooms in ...

03:48 min ( January 21, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com Mega mansions of today would have to go far and wide to duplicate the opulence of Ishak Pasha Palace with its unbelievable attention to detail. Remember, this was built in th...

The Urartian 9th Century BC City Wall by...

03:11 min ( January 20, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com Only 5kms miles (a mere hop and skip) from Dogubeyazit is one of the highlights in Eastern Turkey. Ishak Pasha Palace (also called Isak Pasa/Ishak Pasa, etc) built in the 18t...


05:59 min ( January 15, 2011 by TheFrostmiester)
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Pictures of an overland trip from London to Adelaide

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Interesting facts about this location

David Fasold

David Franklin Fasold (February 23, 1939 – April 26, 1998) was a former United States Merchant Marine officer and salvage expert who is best known for his book The Ark of Noah, chronicling his early expeditions to the Durupınar Noah's Ark site in eastern Turkey. Repudiating and then changing his views about the site, Fasold was a participant in a suit with Australian geologist and skeptic Ian Plimer against an Australian creationist group.

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Located at 39.55, 44.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1939 births, 1998 deaths, American sailors, People from Corvallis, Oregon, People from Wheaton, Illinois, Pseudoarchaeology

Durupınar site

The Durupınar site is a large aggregate structure in the Mount Tendürek of eastern Turkey. The site is 3 kilometres north of the Iranian border, 16 km southeast of Doğubeyazıt, in the Ağrı Province, and eighteen miles (29 km) south of the Greater Mount Ararat summit, at an elevation of 6,449 ft ~ 6,575 ft above sea level. The size and shape of the structure has led to its promotion by some believers as the original Noah's Ark.

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Located at 39.55, 44.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Ağrı Province, Doğubeyazıt, Noah's Ark, Pseudoarchaeology

Ararat anomaly

The Ararat anomaly is an object appearing on photographs of the snowfields near the summit of Mount Ararat, Turkey and advanced by some Christian believers as the remains of Noah's Ark.

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Located at 39.55, 44.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Turkey, Noah's Ark

Searches for Noah's Ark

From at least the time of Eusebius (c. 275–339 AD) to the present day, the search for physical remains of Noah's Ark has held a fascination for many people. Despite many expeditions, no scientific evidence of the ark has been found.

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Located at 39.55, 44.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Noah's Ark, Pseudoarchaeology, Religious hoaxes


Doğubayazıt is a city and district of Ağrı Province of Turkey, and is Turkey's most eastern district, the border crossing to Iran. Elevation 1625 m. Area 2,383 km². Population (2010) 115,354 (up from 73,794 in 1980) of which 69,447 live in the town of Doğubeyazıt, the remainder in the surrounding countryside. The town of Doğubayazıt is a settlement with a long history. It lies 15 km southwest of Mount Ararat, 93 km east of the city of Ağrı and 35 km from the Iranian border.

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Located at 39.55, 44.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Ağrı Province, Doğubeyazıt, Iran–Turkey border crossings