Beyşehir Bridge /Konya -Turkey

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Konya - Beysehir Lake National Park

Location: Beysehir Lake lies in the middle of Isparta (105km) and Konya (94km), in the province of Beysehir. Transportation: The 238th State Highway connects Konya and Beysehir, and the lake is just to the west of that. There is also transport by road from Isparta.

Highlights: Beysehir lake is the third largest lake in Turkey, and as a result of chemical reaction it has formed many islands, which are the remains of cavernous geological structures. The water is alkaline, and within it are carp, trout, bass, turtles and snakes. The islands provide a home for thousands of water birds who nest there, including swans, cormorants, ducks and divers. Species of trees here include juniper, black pine, firs, cedar and oak.

In addition to the natural beauty of the area, it also has an interesting history as it was governed by Hittites, Friesian, Lydias, Persians and Byzantines. Finally, the Anatolian Seljuks conquered the area in 1076, and since then it has been under the reign of the Turks. The remains of Kubadabad Palace date back to the Seljuks, and are found on Kizkalesi Island, 3km from the shore near Yenisarbademli village.

Facilities: The park is open between May and October. Tents or caravans can stay in specially designated areas. (TrekEarth)

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Comments (128)

Mehmet Güçlü on August 12, 2012

Mükemmel renkler ve yansımalar Nurcan Hanım. Tebrikler. Like & YS

Selamlar, Mehmet

Seima I on August 26, 2012

Fantastic illumination!!


Greetings from Japan,SEIMA

Nasir Uddin on October 7, 2012

Excellent composition & Beautiful Bridge , I like . Best wishes, from New York City. NY. USA.

Kao-chan on October 7, 2012

Fantastic lights ! Like!

YS !


Alito_di_vento è chi… on November 1, 2012

Very beautiful!!!!!

I LIKE, best wishes chiara

Ulli Koch on December 30, 2012

Fantastic night shot with great colors!

A beautiful year 2013 wishes


srinivastunikoju © on July 14, 2013

BEAUTIFUL image , looks great , LIKE Greetings to Turkey

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Reto Börner on March 2, 2014

Fantastic colours, great night shot. Like + Favorite! Best greetings, Reto.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 12, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Nurcan Yahşi(azimli)
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K10D
    • Taken on 2010/04/24 21:45:08
    • Exposure: 2.000s
    • Focal Length: 26.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.50 EV
    • No flash