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Agarti Destination Guide

Discover Agarti in Turkey!

Agarti in the region of Van is a place located in Turkey - some 559 mi (or 900 km) East of Ankara, the country's capital.

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Local time in Agarti is now 09:42 PM (Monday). 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: Mosul, Tabriz, Yumrutepe, Yesilsu, Yarimadakoyu or Topaktas. When in this area, you might want to check out Tevekli, Mollakasim, Anavank, Dagonu, Atmaca and Ozkoy 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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The Urartian Kingdom Van Fortress Tushpa...

02:54 min ( January 22, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com It is a hike up to see the Urartian Kingdom Van Fortress, known as Tushpa, with excellent views of Lake Van. The Urartian Kingdom emerged after the collapse of the Hittite Em...

Kurdish Hosap Castle Eastern Turkey

02:07 min ( January 22, 2011 by travelswithsheila)
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Www.TravelsWithSheila.com Dramatic Hosap Castle was built on a rock outcropping by Mahmudi Suleyman, a local Kurdish chieftain in 1643. Mahmudi controlled all the lands and villages in this area and r...


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Interesting facts about this location

Ktuts monastery

Ktuts monastery (Armenian: Կտուց, meaning beak in Armenian) is an abandoned 15th century Armenian monastery on the small island of Ktuts (Çarpanak) in Lake Van, Vaspurakan. Ktuts Monastery is situated on a small island in the middle of lake van, Turkey.

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Located at 38.7, 43.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Armenian churches in Turkey, Christian monasteries established in the 15th century, Destroyed churches

Çarpanak Island

Çarpanak Island or Ktuts or Ktouts (Armenian: Կտուց կղզի Ktuts kghzi), is a small island in Lake Van. It is now uninhabited, but formerly contained an Armenian monastery called Ktuts. The ruins of it can still be seen.

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Located at 38.7, 43.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Lake Van

Adır Island

Adır Island or Lim Island (Armenian: Լիմ կղզի Lim kghzi), is an island in Lake Van.

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Located at 38.7, 43.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Lake Van

Tushpa

Tushpa was the 9th century BC capital of Urartu, later becoming known as Van which is derived from Biaina the native name of Urartu. The ancient ruins are located just west of Van and east of Lake Van in the Van Province of Turkey.

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Located at 38.7, 43.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, Buildings and structures in Van Province, Castles in Turkey, Former capitals of Armenia, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Armenia, History of Van Province, Urartian cities, Van, Turkey

Toprakkale (castle)

Rusahinili ("city of Rusa I)", modern Toprakkale, Turkey) is an ancient Urartian fortress built by Rusa I, located near the modern city of Van in eastern Turkey. The site has been excavated by archaeological teams from Germany, the United Kingdom, and other countries. 32x28px Ancient Near East portal

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Located at 38.7, 43.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, History of Armenia, Urartian cities