Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Gaziantep is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Gaziantep a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Gaziantep.
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Sehitkamil Caddesi, Gaziantep, Turkey
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
Built in the year 2011, this is the biggest mosaic museum in the world. The mosaics are from Zeugma, an ancient city in the Gaziantep province. They started being discovered when the authorities started digging for new dam projects in the area. It is believed that extensive looting has happened in Zeugma since the 19th century. A majority of the ar...
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City Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Sitting right in the middle of the city is the mysterious yet intimidating castle of Gaziantep. What was supposed to be just an observation tower in the Roman period eventually became a humongous structure that it is now. Its present form was given to it by a Byzantine emperor in the sixth century. 100 metres in diameter and 1200 metres in width, t...
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Merkez Kasaba Village | Yavuzeli, Gaziantep,Turkey
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
RumKale is a fortress on the river Euphrates. It means- Roman Castle. In its past it has been a home to Armenian and Byzentine warlords. It has also housed the supreme head of the Armenian Church. This fortress had been captured by the Egyptians towards the end of the thirteenth century. Surrounded by water, this huge structure is accessible only b...
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Suyabatmaz Mahallesi | Sehitler Caddesi, Gaziantep, Turkey
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Gaziantep is known for its copper. They say that the place has an expertise in the art of moulding copper since the last four centuries. Bakircilar Carsisi is a market of goods made out of copper. And yes, the variety of goods is stupefying. Watch the coppersmiths when they are working. They are very inclusive and friendly. They might end up teachi...
Bayazhan Gaziantep City Museum is solely dedicated to the evolution of the culture, politics and economics of Gaziantep. Know about the evolution of culture, politics, art and economics of the city. See what it has gone through in its past. There is ample amount of old and new literature that will help you with this journey. And lastly, there is no...
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BeyMh. Hanifi son Sk. | Sahinbey , Gaziantep, Turkey
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
One of the most recommended places in Gaziantep is the toy museum OyuncakMuzesi. This is a place you must visit if you are going to be accompanied by children. Here they will learn history through their favourite medium- toys. The collection of toys is stupendous. This museum is a part of a 3 storey building that also houses some other museums. A f...
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TepebasI Mahallesi, Gaziantep, Turkey
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a famous religious site in Gaziantep and one of the most sacred in the whole of Turkey. It was built in the year 1892 and did go through a lot of problems due to the turbulent history of the city. But recently they have taken to restore the place. Not only is the place known for its religious reach but also for its strong architecture. Also...
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EsemekKoyuIslahiye, Islahiye, Gaziantep, Turkey
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
On a hill near Yesemek village is an open air museum. The hill is actually a Hittite stone quarry, since the year 1375 BC. And on it is found a volcanic derivative- Basalt. For over 600 years, this quarry has churned out basalt blocks. Out of them were made various life-size artistic models. Some were completed, some still stand incomplete. This pl...
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Suburcu Caddesi Postane Sokak No 4, Gaziantep, Turkey
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a majestic mosque, situated right in the middle of the city. It is the oldest mosque of Gaziantep and is well maintained when you hold that thought in your mind. But what is more special about this mosque is that its origins are mysterious. Nobody actually knows who built. There are rumours that have spanned for centuries. Whoever built it,...
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Sehitler Caddesi Pisirici Sokak No 2, Gaziantep, Turkey
A magnificent underwater structure, this place is quite a curious site. Gaziantep has not been very lucky with water supply since a long time. These structures were built to store and supply water to the whole of the city. Here the architecture has been very tastefully done. In olden times people used to wash clothes and have baths here. The infras...