Established by Alexander the Great around 300 B.C, Hatay (Antakya) province belongs to Mediterranean Region. However, the city’s history has carried older elements than establishment period to our day. Hatay is surrounded by Adana, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Kilis, and Syria and features a coast on the Mediterranean Sea. Having acted as a bridge between Mesopotamia and the eastern Mediterranean, Hatay was …
When faith tourism is mentioned, Hatay, one of the very popular cities in our country, stands out with its history as well as the beauty that it provides to tourists. St. Simeon Monastery is one of those highly respected areas not only for Christians but for all culture and history enthusiasts.
As Turkey has one of the most Instagrammed locations in the World, we would like to suggest hot spots for livening up your Instagram.
Especially in the last ten years, Turkish series have been in high demand in the Balkans, and the Middle East. The filming locations of those highly popular series attract tourists as well, so we have prepared trip tips for Turkish series fans.
If you want to have a rest for a week, see different geographies and different cultures, you will be interested in one of the best sightseeing routes below. We have prepared “Turkey in 1 week Itineraries” for you. Those cities are close to each other, so renting a car would be convenient.
Anatolia, where many different civilizations and cultures live, is home to a great deal of important Christian art. Many churches and holy sites have survived to the present day. There are also pilgrimage routes in Anatolia for Christians. Details about the most beautiful works of Christians in Turkey are below.
Christianity carries with it traces from several other religions and belief systems. It earned its first traces from 3 Pagan gods: Mitra, Dionysos, and Attis. Interaction among these three mysterious cultures exercised a direct influence over this.