Covered Market

Eastern Mediterranean

The large covered market is just south of the Great Clock Tower.

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1. Great Clock Tower

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Near Adana's sprawling covered market (kapalı çarşı), the Great Clock Tower dates back to 1881.

2. Ulu Cami

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The beautiful early 16th-century Ulu Cami is reminiscent of the Mamluk mosques of Cairo, with black-and-white banded marble and elaborate window surrounds…

3. Yağ Camii

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The Yağ Camii, with its imposing portal and typical Seljuk-style architecture, started life as a Crusader church dedicated to St James but was converted…

4. Atatürk Statue


Adana's monument to modern Turkey's founder presides over the busy centre of the city.

5. Stone Bridge

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This Roman-era stone bridge over the Seyhan River at the eastern end of Abidin Paşa Caddesi was probably built under Hadrian (r AD 117–138) and repaired…

6. St Paul's Catholic Church

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Built in 1870 by the Armenian community, this church is still in service today as a Roman Catholic place of worship.

7. Yeni Cami

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Built in 1724, the central Yeni Cami follows the general square plan of the city's Ulu Cami, with two rows of five domes.

8. Kuruköprü Memorial Museum

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Just off İnönü Caddesi, what was until recently the city's ethnography museum has now reopened as an art gallery with some ethnographic exhibits,…