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Lovely old town

Antakya is a very nice old town with beautiful old houses, mosques, churches, museums, wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NesligulD
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Istanbul, Turkey
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LIVING IN THE PAST..

Park your car outside and wonder in the few centuries..Taste delicious local food sweet and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
ahdgbd
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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Antakya is a very nice old town with beautiful old houses, mosques, churches, museums, wonderful restaurants and dessert shops and shops selling local products. Many of the beautiful houses are now boutique hotels. In the old covered Bazaar called Uzun Carsi, you can buy local...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Park your car outside and wonder in the few centuries..Taste delicious local food sweet and drinks.Dont forget the local wine please..

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is the city where the early believers in Jesus were first called Christians and from which Paul and Barnabas were sent to Cyprus to begin Paul's first missionary journey that would change the world. We havce travelled in much of Turkey and found Antakya...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank divingfree
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Old city is the place to live if you are in Antakya. It has this amazing antique feel to it, narrow alleys, cobbled paths and at night its even more pretty. You can find lots of bars, hotels n restaurants here. Rest of the Antakya...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AbeerH54
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I spend 3 years in this town. Such peace and tranquility. This is like a second home to me. There is not a single day borring with this place....the people, the food...places to visit....everything fantastic

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Junaid M
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Reminds the glory past of being in the crossroad of all glorified trade and cultural roads. Hidden treasury, left to the mercy of mother earth and the time... after restorations, it can be a great cultural and entertainment hub for the visitors as it has...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank alieU1784PH
Reviewed 13 June 2017

There is so much to see here: amazing (hidden) restaurants, winding and narrow streets, old unique buildings (unlike any others in Turkey), silk shops, and a mosaic of religions and cultures. Konak and Ala are particularly delicious restaurants. Try some kunefe and baklava as well!...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank laureno443
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We weren't really quite sure what to expect when we visited friends who live in Antakya but if you have the opportunity go, it's a beautiful city, so much to see and such lovely people live there

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kayaMidEngland
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Old Antakya beautiful quiet place! Antakya was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. Today here christians , muslims and other confesions live together in armony. I will return soon !

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Chiorean N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved the old city. I am so happy to have made this visit at a time when a good number of old houses are restored into cafés& restaurant, but at the same time a lot of others are in their original state. So I...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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