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Private Tour: Pompeii Rail Tour from Sorrento with Family Tour Option
"Meet your private guide at Sorrento train station and set out on your private morning or afternoon trip.At the station catch the train to Pompeii (own expense) and admire the Bay of Naples as your guide shares tales about the Roman town and how it lay buried under ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.After a roughly 30-minute journ leave the train and walk to the Pompeii site entrance. Head inside (own expense) with your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the highlights.As you stroll listen avidly as your guide describes the rituals of daily life here and how 20000 of Pompeii’s citizens perished in the eruption. As this is a private tour talk to your guide about seeing more or less of any sites so they can tailor the itinerary to your particular interests.Walk down the well-preserved streets
From EUR43.00
 
"Famagusta
FAMAGUSTA TOUR"You will be picked up from your hotel in Famagusta before being transferred across the mountains and Mesaria Plain enjoying the scenery along the way. Then on to St Barnabas Monastery which is now an icon museum in the ancient city of Salamis. Salamis dates back to the 11th century BC and has the largest Roman amphitheater in Cyprus. Next you will visit Othello Castle or Othello’s Tower where Shakespeare was inspired to write his famous play of the same name. It was built in the 14th century by the Lusignans
From GBP100.00
 
Private Full-Day Cappadocia Tour Including Goreme Open Air Museum
"Meet your private guide during a morning pickup at your hotel in Cappadocia then enjoy fine views over the village of Esentepe on route to the Kaymakli Underground City — believed to date back as far as the 8th century BC.On arrival at the underground city explore with your private guide and discover winding tunnels and subterranean living quarters and imagine life in this amazing underground settlement.Head onward to local attractions such as Uçhisar Castle — a natural rocky outcrop used as a fortress during the Roman era — and Pigeon Valley where fine views over the Cappadocian countryside await. Next visit the UNESCO–listed Göreme Open-Air Museum once the monastery settlement of the first Christians in Cappadocia. During your tour
From EUR135.00

More Things to Do in Hatay

Harbiye

Now essentially a suburb of Antakya, Harbiye was once a Roman summer resort named Daphne, and if you've been to the archaeological museum you'll already have seen several mosaics from there. Today,...
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maykal
Sep 01, 2013

Sen Piyer Kilisesi (St Peter Cave Church)

The highlight of Antakya is supposed to be this cave church, a couple of kilometres from the city centre. I'd read about it, seen a couple of pictures, and was quite curious to see it, so set off one...
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maykal
Aug 31, 2013

Asi River and Park

Cutting through the middle of the city, the Asi River is not the most impressive of rivers, but it's banks are still a pleasant place to walk. Unfortunately, most of the buildings on either side are...
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maykal
Aug 31, 2013

Arkeoloji Müzesi and its mosaics

Touted as one of the best in the world, Antakya's Archaeology Museum stands on the riverside in a modern building, just across the river from Old Antakya. The entrance has a few cabinets with Roman...
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maykal
Aug 31, 2013

Old Antakya

Antakya's backstreets should be explored, and the best way to do this is just to dive in and get lost. The old town isn't that huge, so you won't be lost for long as you'll emerge on a busy road or in...
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maykal
Aug 31, 2013

St Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church is one of the oldest churches in the world. It was here that St. Peter, St. Paul (formerly Saul) and St. Barnabas preached and where the first Christians prayed.St. Peter came to...
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Aug 25, 2010
 
 
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Habib-I Neccar Mosque

Habib-I Neccar Mosque is the oldest mosque in Turkey, It was built in 636 AD. The present minaret was added in the 17th century. Habib-I Neccar means "my beloved carpenter". The carpenter to whom the...
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May 25, 2007

Museum of Archaeology

The Antakya Archaeological Museum was built in the 1930s under the supervision of the French archaeologist, M. Prost. It may not look like much from the outside, but inside the Museum of Archaeology...
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May 25, 2007

Hatay Museum

This is the the place where i spent lot's of weekends in my childhood. Hatay Museum has one of the most impressive Roman mosaic collections in the world. There you find inspiring pictorial tales of...
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basakkara
Oct 06, 2006

Faces

If you follow the path from St Peters Rock Church you will come to a rock with relief of two faces, the face of Haron and Miriam (Mary). I could not remember the story of the faces so I wrote to my...
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MalenaN
Nov 08, 2004

The old part

The older part of town with Ottoman houses is on the east side of the river. South of the otogar is a bazaar district with narrow streets and old houses.The workshops for bikes (on the picture) are on...
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MalenaN
Sep 24, 2004

Inside the Cave-Church of St Peter

The cave is a natural cave with an altar and with a statue above. In the cave small traces of old frescos and floor mosaics can be seen.Through the rock in one corner there used to dripp water, which...
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MalenaN
Sep 22, 2004

Cave-Church of St Peter

St Peter's cave-church is regarded as the world's first official Christian church. St Peter lived in Antioch for some years and it was here the new religion first got the name Christianity. In the...
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MalenaN
Sep 22, 2004

Harbiye

In the hills, about 8 km south of Antakya, is the town of Harbiye. It is the ancient Daphne and was during Roman time a wealthy summer resort with villas. Today there is a popular picnic area in...
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MalenaN
Sep 22, 2004

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