Sunday, January 13, 2008

Tire

"tire" is a district of izmir province. it's one of the largest towns in the area and situated 82 km southeast of izmir. "tire's" long cultural heritage includes periods under the hittites, phrygians, lydians, persians, romans, byzantines and ottomans. the town has an attractive old quarter with many impressive examples of Islamic architecture.
kendi çevresindeki en büyük yerleşim merkezi olan "tire" ilçesi, izmir'in 82 km güneydoğusundadır. "tire'nin" zengin kültürel mirası, hitit, frikya, lidya, pers, roma, bizans ve osmanlı dönemlerini kapsar. ilçe, islam mimarisinin etkileyici bir çok örneklerini barındıran eski mahallesiyle ünlüdür.

9 comments:

Clarice said...

The 'mist' is very evocative. Beautifuly simple as always.

Best wishes

Patience :-)

Uma por Dia said...

It is like a draw

BgDailyPic said...

GORGEOUS photo!

J.C. said...

Very beautiful shot! Looks like a postcard!

Jim said...

Looks like a pretty city. Very nice photo.

Petrea said...

I like the way the city rolls in levels like the mountains do. Makes me want to wander the streets. Were you standing on a mountaintop?

monoblog said...

clarice: thank you so much for your precious thoughts... by the way, patience is a virtue. :-)

uma por dia: thanks a lot.

bgdailypic: thanks a million!

j.c.: thank you, glad you like it.

jim: yes, "tire town" worth visiting. thank you...

petrea: thank you for taking time to comment. yes, I was standing on a mountaintop...

The T in D & T said...

this is quite simply stunning. you are an amazingly talented photographer.

monoblog said...

The T in D & T: Generous of you to say that. Thanks so much!