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Eshab-i Kehf Cave Mosque

Dedeler Village, Tarsus, Turkey
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For religious people or those interested in history

I was not very interested in this place as im not religiously inclined, although its a hit with... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
AishaSK
,
Ulsan, South Korea
The site needs development

Despite its religious importance, the site lacks a lot of basic things: no guides, no brochures, no... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Fadi E
,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
27 Jul 2016
“For religious people or those interested in history”
4 May 2016
“The site needs development”
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Dedeler Village, Tarsus, Turkey
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was not very interested in this place as im not religiously inclined, although its a hit with locals and was crammed with people making prayers for the elderly and sick. The locals really respect this site. A fairly medium sized cave nothing special here...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Despite its religious importance, the site lacks a lot of basic things: no guides, no brochures, no information signs, and no public transportation.

Thank Fadi E
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

There is not much to see apart from the simple cave and mosque which is used mostly for pilgrimage. Anyway, there are two "eshab-i Kehf" in Turkey which are located in Tarsus and Afsin (Kahramanmaras province). I would advise the travelers to visit the one...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

We attempted to get into the cave but had to turn back as it was packed with people and deemed unsafe. The stink of sweat in the humid air was unbearable. The surroundings are covered in litter and waste. It is a proper shame. Apparently...More

Thank DrVrD
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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This is not a good option to visit during weekend,specially sundays, if the weather is also fine,then it is very much better to stay away from this place due to extreme crowd making picnic all around the house.İf you have enough time,pls go and visit...More

1  Thank junior1907
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

Very nice experience to be here. The only negative here is that nothing was in English and only in Turkish. The cave was just next to a mosque and it is no problem to walk around in the cave but you should be careful so...More

1  Thank Erika C
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Reviewed 16 November 2012

If you are religious or not, it is nice to feel the spirituality of this place. Peacefull. You can see the Mediterrenian sea although it is so far from here.

1  Thank Oguz B
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