"Kayaköy: The ghost town of lonely spirits
Sunday, July 30, 2006
In 1922, in accordance with a population exchange treaty signed by the Turkish and Greek governments, Kayaköy’s Greek residents replaced Turks living in Western Thrace. And thus started the process of the village becoming a ghost town as Turks who came from Western Thrace to replace the residents of Kayaköy started leaving the village in 1923. Kayaköy, for some 83 years now, has been struggling to survive against the forces of nature and its human foes. Each street in the village reflects traces of its sad history "
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