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Antakya Archaeological Museum

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Address: Ataturk Cd No:63 | Gündüz Caddesi No. 1, Antakya 31000, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 (326) 214 6167
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newly built, an incredible collection of the overwhelming archeology of the region

a place to leisurely travel through the millennia of Antioch's area. The building is new, the museography very weel designed. And the freedom to walk around without a crowd.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

a place to leisurely travel through the millennia of Antioch's area. The building is new, the museography very weel designed. And the freedom to walk around without a crowd.

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Freehold, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I had been to the old museum many years ago. Now they have moved to a beautiful new setting. It is much larger, and there is so much to see! They have done a very nice job with the new setting, and more is to come. We were told there are still thousands of items still to be displayed! You... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Antakya Archaeological Museum is new and bright and a great museum. They have many great objects on display from Paleolithic to Islamic periods. The highlight of the collections are the mosaics mostly Roman. They stand out as some of the finest I have ever seen. They are also displayed very well. More importantly the museum does a great job... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This museum is own one of the richest mosaic collections in the world. It is impossible not to be effected. You must see the antiquities and mosaic kinds.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I really enjoyed learning more about the history of this ancient region. The mosaics are breath-taking, but I was bothered by the lack of specifically Christian mosaics for a city with such a profound and wonderful Christian heritage. Many of the translations into English are poor, including one that refers to a certain "Jesus Chris". Nonetheless, they are comprehensible. A... More 

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Geneva, switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

One of the top museums of Turkey and a must-do in Hatay if not a reason to travel there altogether! The museum moved to a new location -dubious in architectural style but much better for effective display of its oustanding collection. Many will only come for the amazingly preserved mosaics of Selucia, but while these are truly outstanding, and alone... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The museum was new so some parts were not yet open. The mosaics were fascinating and the historical exhibits back to the paliolithic times were interesting

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was wonderfully surprised by this modern museum and the collection. It is a definite must see on your travels to Antakya. Be aware that the museum is no longer located near the city center. They have moved to an amazing new location on the outskirts of town.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This museum has moved to its new place. It is modern and well designed. They have the largest mosaic collection. All the mosaics are made of natural colored stones. They have articles beginning from the Paleolithic age. They have also many items from Hittites. It is a must see in the city. The famous article is the statue of Hittite... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You will be impressed. You will learn a lot, you will love it a lot. Just for visiting Antakya Archaeological Museum, it is worth coming to Hatay.

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Address: Ataturk Cd No:63 | Gündüz Caddesi No. 1, Antakya 31000, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 (326) 214 6167
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Hatay Province  >  Antakya

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