On a visit to Gaziantep you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Gaziantep. These places are what Gaziantep is all about. These must see places in Gaziantep will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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...
Gaziantep Zoo is one of the biggest in Turkey. This place is a perfect destination for those accompanied by kids. The infrastructure here is world class and the collection of all kinds of animals, humongous. And it is not only the variety of wildlife that you will be struck by, it is also how beautifully the place has been maintained. Highlights an...
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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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...
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Sefer Pasa Mah. Sakir Sokak No:9 - 11, Gaziantep 27400, Turkey
10:00 am - 02:00 pm
It is a museum full of artwork made of glass. Built in 2008, back then, it was the only glass museum in Turkey. The place is not too spacious and the items are many. This makes the experience intimate. Artwork of famous as well as indigenous artisans is on display. And not only glass, it has on display other beautiful exhibits as well that are made...
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...