Fortress in Gaziantep


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 …
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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…
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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

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…
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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

Mevlevihane Vakıf Müzesi

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

100 Yil Atatürk Kültür Parkı

This central park is a green haven for nature lovers, families and courting 20-somethings. There are also a couple of good places for a relaxed sunset beer.
Mosque in Gaziantep

Alaüddevle Camii

This mosque found near the Coppersmith's Market, is worth admiring.