By Salih Seref


Turkey’s Gobeklitepe, the world’s oldest temple, will be the center of the new Netflix series The Gift, the mystery drama’s star actress Beren Saat told reporters Tuesday.

“This is a story born in this part of the world, and Gobeklitepe plays the leading role in this narrative,” said Saat, who is best known for her roles in series such as Aski Memnu and Fatmagul.

Her comments came during a press screening for The Gift in Istanbul.

Describing Gobeklitepe as “a very important discovery for humanity,” the 35-year-old actress said: “We are helping to revive this story”.

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