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Top Choice Museum in Gaziantep

Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum

This modern museum showcases superb mosaics unearthed at the Roman site of Belkıs-Zeugma before the Birecik Dam flooded most of the site forever. The second floor has excellent views of virtually complete floor mosa…
Fortress in Gaziantep

Kale

Thought to have been constructed by the Romans, the citadel was restored by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD, and rebuilt extensively by the Seljuks in the 12th and 13th centuries. The interior of the castle …
Museum in Gaziantep

Hasan Süzer Ethnography Museum

This restored 200-year-old stone house features a central hayat (courtyard) patterned with light and dark stones. Rooms on the ground floor were for service; those on the 1st floor made up the selamlık (quarters for…
Museum in Gaziantep

Gaziantep City Museum

Interactive displays and foreign-language audioguides showcase the story of baklava and Gaziantep's history of shoemaking. Relax with a tea, coffee or cold beer in the Bayazhan's courtyard cafes. There's also occasi…
Museum in Gaziantep

Emine Göğüş Culinary Museum

This interesting museum provides both information and inspiration for exploring Gaziantep's terrific eateries. English-language translations are key ingredients in the museum's successful recipe of explaining what d…
Museum in Gaziantep

Gaziantep Museum

This museum previously housed the city's astounding collection of mosaics. Following their relocation to the Gaziantep Zuegma Mosaic Museum, this location now focuses on ancient seals, and Hittite carvings and sculp…
Museum in Gaziantep

Mevlevihane Vakıf Müzesi

Focusing on the Mevlevi Sufis (a dervish order), and featuring artworks, kilims (woven rugs), manuscripts, and clothing worn by the Mevlevi.
Market in Gaziantep

Bakircilar Çarşisi

Gaziantep's labyrinthine bazaar includes the Zincirli Bedesten, now restored and full of metalworkers and shoemakers. Excellent food markets include mini-mountains of spices and graceful garlands of dried chillies. …
Mosque in Gaziantep

Kurtuluş Camii

Initially constructed as a cathedral in 1892, this impressive building features alternating black-and-white stone banding. Restoration work was scheduled to finish in late 2015.Also worth seeking out is Alaüddevle C…