Some call it the "City of 1001 Churches". Other call it the "City of Forty Gates". Yet, no one has called it home in over three centuries.
Abandoned by it's once prosperous and powerful inhabitants, the city of Ani is situated on the Turkish side of a militarised zone between the border of Turkey and Armenia. It's no stranger to death, destruction and abandonment.
Here are some fascinating photos of the magnificent ruins of Ani
. Take a peek, and enjoy!