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Kuş Island

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Kuş Island

Kuş Island (Turkish: Kuş Adası, literally "Bird Island" ) or Arter Island (Armenian: Արտեր Arter), is a small island in Lake Van, Turkey. It is now uninhabited but formerly contained a small Armenian monastery, the ruins of which can still be seen.

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  • The monastery of the Mother Of God on Arter island
  • Arter island and Armenian monastery: photo1, photo2, photo3

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