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Cleopatra's Gate

Mersin Caddesi, Tarsus, Turkey
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It's a gate

Seriously, it is just a real old gate. Nothing special here. The gate is actually in the center of... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
via mobile
Busy Cleopatra

Cleopatra and Marc Antony were very busy traveling all around Turkey and giving names to different... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
via mobile
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average52%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
10 Aug 2017
“Not big deal”
29 Dec 2017
“It's a gate”
Mersin Caddesi, Tarsus, Turkey
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Seriously, it is just a real old gate. Nothing special here. The gate is actually in the center of a traffic circle so you even have to time your pictures so the cars aren't so intrusive.

Thank BJ R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Cleopatra and Marc Antony were very busy traveling all around Turkey and giving names to different places. But here I believe they really have been and loved to imagine how it was in those days. Not so much left of the city wall, only this...More

1  Thank timot293
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It's interesting if you're a Cleopatra's fan but it's nothing more than a very old gate with a nice love story in my opinion.

Thank Kambitas
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Amazing to see it and imagine the history behind it. Its been fixed up and preserved. So its in good condition. Easy to find as its in one of the city's main roads. Although in on a roundabout and it seems as if a city...More

Thank AishaSK
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The gate is one of the last parts of Tarsus' ancient walls. It is the place where Cleopatra met Antonius. The present gate is believed to be built in the late Abbasid or Byzantine times.

Thank Sakin G
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Old stone remnants of historic gate in the middle of a main street. Pretty cool to look at. Be careful...make sure you negotiate your price to park if you use parking lot across the street,

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Traveling from Adana to Mersin on the coast you can pass thru the city of Tarsus. Famous as the birthplace of St. Paul it has a number of interesting attractions. Cleopatra's Gate is one. Built by the Romans and the water came up to Tarsus...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I love seeing history sites so I was very excited to walk up to this and check it out. I was very surprised that as you are driving through the major street in Tarsus you look ahead and there it is. I was expecting to...More

1  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 4 September 2014

While is Tarsus be sure to view the gate that Cleopatra may have walked through. There is a small area near the gate that also has some ruins, but not much is remaining. We also toured the area in Tarsus where Apostle Paul's home was...More

1  Thank suekansas1
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Very nicely situated. It is a pity the Gate was, in my opinion, 'over restorated'. So it gives a modern impression.

Thank Jean-PierreDK
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