The Land Beyond the Sunrise
With archaeologist Iain Shearer, explore a land of ancient temples, exquisite churches and lively bazaars at the confluence of South Caucasian, Persian, and Kurdish cultures.
The region of Eastern Anatolia, known to the Ancient Greeks as the ‘Land Beyond the Sunrise’, witnessed the rise and fall of civilisations over thousands of years, each leaving their mark on a complex and diverse culture.
Marvel at Gaziantep’s wondrous mosaics and the colossal statues on Mount Nemrut, marking the funerary sanctuary for the Kings of Commagene.
Discover the tranquil Syriac Orthodox monastery of Deyr al-Zafaran and the exquisitely carved Armenian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Cross on an island in Lake Van.
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This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.