Mosque and Churches
Hatay is an important center of religious tourism, which is the world's first Catholic Church is the Church of Saint-Pierre. Which has an important place in the history of Christianity in Hatay, as well as one of the four major patriarchal center.
St. Simon Stylite Monastery, Monastery and Keldağ Barleam Yayladağı Barleam important monasteries monastery.
Habib Najjar Mosque, Mosque and Mausoleum of Sheikh Ahmed Kuseyri, Sokullu Mehmet Pasha Mosque, and Grand Mosque is worth seeing Payas Sokullu complex
Surrounded by high walls around Antakya Seleukus period. Habib Najjar 360 watch towers on the walls and the high and steep mountain still remains at the top of the castle there was an internal.
In order to control the severe floods of river also Hacıkürüş Habib Najjar deep and narrow valley that separates Haçdağı'nı Mountain and is a continuation of the walls were high and solid as a wall. At the same time, this used to be one of the entrances to the city walls are still standing today.
Of Antakya Reyhanli, on the Orontes River. Antioch Middle Ages, the region's most important passes and the defense of the bridge played a major role. And both ends of the bridge, which was made of stone towers collapsed towers and gates, but the bridge is still in use.
Dana Ahmetli Bridge: Kirikhan Plain, on the River Blackwater. 6-eyed stone bridge. 16. Century, supposed to be built by Mimar Sinan.
(Kürşat Castle), thought to have been made on time the Principality of Antioch made of large stone blocks of the castle still stands, two sign.
Antioch - İskenderun highway 27 km. is determined in the road for 4 km. inside, on a steep hill up to the castle which was established as a multi-layer is still intact in many space.
In 1567 in a restored Ottoman castle with moat. In the last century was used as a prison.
Payas - Dortyol was built in 1290 on a steep hill between. There is very little residue.
The castle of the port, the port of an outpost to protect the tower was built in 1577.
Kirikhan of the Hassa, Kırıkhan'a 4 km. located on a hill. Castle on Bastami Beyazid blow-Sak. 19. built a mosque and tomb of the late century. Every year, thousands of people will visit.
Almost all of Antioch in the past centuries, many inns and baths are built by private foundations. Cultural characteristics of the past are still working inn and baths, architectural structure, brought to this day. Cindi Bath, Saka Bath, Square Bath, new baths, leaded Han, Han Sokullu is the one still used today.
St. Pierre Church - Antioch / Kuruyer
Atçhana Ruins - Reyhanli (Merruş) / from K.
Çevlik Ruins - Samandağ / Kapısuyu Village
War (Water flea)
7 km from Antalya city center. from each side of the foliage is a beautiful picnic spot. Daphne is a city famous for the ancient era. According to legend, the god of light, Apollo, son of Zeus, where the river on the edge of a beautiful young girl who falls in love with Daphne and want to talk to him. Daphne buckets. Daphne knows not survive. "O mother earth cover me, hide me, protect me," he pleads. Daphne turns into a tree. Apollo surprised. After this incident, the triumph of poetry and weapons bay tree branch Lasts waterfalls in the military academy and is believed to bring tears to Defne. Seleucid period, and a world-renowned seaside resort known for its waterfalls, Defne, numerous pavilions, temples, famous for its entertainment venues. Legendary in the splendor of the Olympics stadium. But the severe earthquake razed the city, since there is no any visible trace.
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