Antakya (Arabic: انطاكيا, Anṭākyā from Syriac: ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ, Anṭiokia; Greek: Ἀντιόχεια, Antiócheia), is the seat of the Hatay Province in southern Turkey. In ancient times, Antakya was known as Antioch, and was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. It was an influential early center of Christianity. It has a population of about 250,000. Most of the population speaks Turkish as their native language, while a minority are native Arabic speakers. Antakya is situated in a well-watered and fertile valley.Wikipedia
A place in Turkey, Antakya is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Antakya, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Gaziantep. Gaziantep is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep Castle, Gaziantep Zoo. Popular vacation packages of Antakya are of 1-2 days.
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