Gaziantep is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Gaziantep one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Gaziantep is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Gaziantep or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Gaziantep. Explore the historical monuments of Gaziantep with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Gaziantep guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Gaziantep page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Gaziantep landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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...
Turkey is a place with a very rich history. Not only the people, but the food has also evolved here. The Emine Gogus Culinary Museum spans the history of the various recipes and food habits of people of Turkey. The concept itself is unique and so is the presentation. If you are interested in coking, you’d be happy to see that there is a whole...
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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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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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Binevler District 136 University Avenue, B Şahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey
This is the biggest man-made national park in Turkey. Situated on the outskirts of Gaziantep, in a place called Duluk, this recreation centre has it all that you need to do on your holidays. Especially if you are accompanied by children, this place is a must visit. You can arrange your own picnic; get the tents, the BBQ equipments. You can roam aro...
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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...