Van and around (August 2009)

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Fortress of Van outside the modern city of Van, near the eastern shores of Lake Van.

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Castle of Hosap (17th century), a village located about 40kms SE of Van.

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Three-arched bridge made of black and white stones at the base of the castle in Hosap.

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Armenian church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island, Van Lake, 35kms SW of the city of Van.

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Seljuk mausoleum and cemetery in Gevas, near Van on the shore of Lake Van.

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Muradiye waterfall, near the road between Van and Dogubayazit, 70kms NE of Van.

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