Captured throughout a five years working process, the Istanbul artist Efe Işıldaksoy photographed numerous ancient sites and monuments across Turkey in a unique three-dimensional photo technique. A collection of his photographs is now self-published and offers a stunning visual exploration of the rich Anatolian cultural heritage. Reflecting attributes of Lycian, Classical, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman settlements. The 3D photo book Heritage of Anatolia provides a new perspective on the greatest places of antiquity: the thousands of years old remains and the historical importance of past civilizations in this region are visualized in exceptional three-dimensional photographs, among them famous international tourist attractions and UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Ephesus, Pergamon, Troy, Cappadocia, and Mount Nemrut. Located foremost in the context of Lycian, Classical, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine eras, the archaeological finds at the photographed sites are dated back to a time scale ranging from approx. 7th Millennium BC to 5th century AD. Based on a selection of 56 remarkable archaeological complexes, the book contains 128 full-page color prints, a map and an index of the sites. More than 1300 additional 3D photos on DVD and a set of two 3D glasses are attached inside the book to guarantee full reading enjoyment. Focusing exclusively on the visual exploration of these outstanding ruins and archeological excavations, the three-dimensional photographs allow a wealth of detail not often found in other sources. The remains of monumental temples, colossal theatres, extensive city walls and fortifications, public houses and baths, tombs and sarcophagi, elaborate sculptures, ornamentations and inscriptions can be perceived in an exceptional vivid way. The 3D photographs generate a spatial depth that practically draws the viewer into the atmosphere of past times, and instantly captures the reader´s fascination. Presented in such an impressive way, the visualized information can be studied with greater accuracy and leaves a thrilling impact on the viewer´s comprehension. For those passionate for the ancient, for those looking for inspiration, for those curious about evolution, for students or the layman, as well as for advanced readers with a background in archaeology, architecture, cultural studies, history, Asia Minor, Middle East or other fields of study, Heritage of Anatolia is an ideal source for getting involved with the past and acquiring knowledge about these exceptional sites, artefacts and civilizations.