Antakya Tourism

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.

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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.

Antakya is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Antakya before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 79.7 (High)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (High)
    • Health Care Index 30.56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Antakya

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 50.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 16.57 USD

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