Ephesus, Turkey is the place where you can find all these broken pieces.
But still, it is better than letting these pieces lying on the ground as a ruin.
Hadrian Temple, Ephesus, Turkey
The following in italics is extracted from Virtual Tourist:
This is one of the best preserved and most beautiful structures on Curetes Street. It was built before 138 AD by P. Quintilius and was dedicated to Emperor Hadrian, who came to visit the city from Athens in 128 AD. The facade of the temple has four Corinthian columns supporting a curved arch, in the middle of which contains a relief of Tyche, goddess of victory. The side columns are square. The pedestals with inscriptions in front of the temple, are the bases for the statues of the emperors between 293-305 AD – Diocletian, Maximian, Constantius I, and Galerius; the originals of the statues have not been found.
This is one of the best places I have visited in Turkey; I will share more in my later posts.
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A place is usually serene if it is frequented by flocks of birds.
The sky was blue and the lake azul, as we moved along we found a flock of birds resting together.
We found some ducks too in a lake not far from Cappodocia.
The water fowls were swimming happily together while the sun was setting.
Again another serene scene!
The sun was exerting its last rays of sunlight as our cruise of the Bosporus almost ended when approaching Istanbul.
The spires of the mosques were the most noticeable features in the whole skyline.
The clouds in the sky ensured that the warmth of the day was still there to stay.
Yes, warmth was all around!