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Severan Bridge

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Address: Kahta, Adiyaman, Turkey

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Beautifull bridge with history

Local people picknick here and are swimming here. Not a lot of woman swimming. Do wear a shirt and shorths if you want to swim. Local conservative people will not appreciatie a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
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Amsterdam
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Local people picknick here and are swimming here. Not a lot of woman swimming. Do wear a shirt and shorths if you want to swim. Local conservative people will not appreciatie a bikini You can get thea an drinks here. Go here on your way to mount nemrut an spend 30 minuten. Or go here for an afternoon for picknick... More 

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Istanbul
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

It was built during the Roman Empire but it is well preserved. The surrounding area is very beautiful.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Severan bridge (Cendere Köprüsü) is a late ancient Roman bridge located near the ancient city of Arsameia.The bridge is constructed of 92 stones, each weighing about 10 tons as a simple, unadorned, single majestic arch on two rocks at the narrowest point of the creek.The bridge was built by four Commagenean cities in honor of the Roman Emperor Lucius... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Part of our trip to Mt Nemrut - we saw some of the most outstanding monuments steeped in history! Truly remarkable and well worth the trip

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

The view around is stunning. The bridge, for what I know is built during the Roman Era and is still in good condition. There're 3 pillars instead of 4 due to one being purposely removed since the old time and was not due to the cause of time.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Built by Emperor Septimus Severus in the year 198 by the Roman legion the bridge is fully intact. Van drops you on one side you walk across and it meets you on the other. Given its isolation and size it is a great bridge to study how the Romans built structures. Two tall columns at the entrance on one side,... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

It's amazing how well kept this VERY old bridge is! If you walk across it you'll be able peak over the edge and see the fisherman or swimmers in the water below underneath caves and hillside - very pretty

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Birkirkara
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Coming from Kahta this bridge would probably be your second stop after Karakus Tumulus. The bridge is impressive in size and well restored. Of the four pillars, two at either end, three remain having ancient inscriptions. If the weather is good and you are enroute to Nemrut Dagi plan some time to have a swim in the relatively fast flowing... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This was a bonus in my trip. Loved it and was very pleasantly surprised by it. So well preserved. The scenery is very wild and worth seeing.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Although it is less impressive than Malabadi Bridge in Silvan Province, I still consider Severan Bridge as beautiful constructed one by the Romans. Located in one source of Euphrates River surrounded by high rock in one side and open space on the other side. During our visit in summer time where the water level was low, a lot of locals... More 

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