It was under restoration when I was there in March 2013, so going up the citadel is not permitted. I was disappointed as it was my very first stop on this trip and it's already promising - NOT! So there I was, got contented gazing at it from below while munching on a chewy liver sandwich in front of the coppersmith bazaar.The Gaziantep citadel is...more
Yaprak Mah Istasyon Caddesi No 76 A Sehit Kamil, Gaziantep, 27400, Turkey
Good for: Solo
fNeed to buy local handicracts at Gaziantep? Visit any of the historical bedestasn or hanis at the bazaar of the city, they’re almost beside each other. They carry lots of nice stuff like haberdasheries, footwear, souvenir items, glass and ceramics, carpets, local clothing, copper items, etc. handicrafts, clothing, footwears, coppersmiths stuff.more
the site of zeugma is disappearing under the flows of birecik dam.the dam lake will be full up in 2005.most mosaics have been saved and stand now in gaziantep museum.archeologist seem very proud to receive a visit and show their excavations works.in oct.2004,new mosaics appear as you can see it on the pic.archeologic site is open from 8am to...more
symbol of zeugma because of the mysterious look of her eyes.called "gypsy" for resemblance with gypsies...recently they discover it is "gaia",goddess of earth;considered in mythology as first element all gods ancestors have derived from.gaziantep museum:open daily from 9am to 4.30pm only!more
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