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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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Rich mosaic collection.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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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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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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Adana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a brand new museum. It is very well thought out with wheel chair access thought. A nice mix of ancient Stone Age, Hittite, Luwian, Greek, Roman, and Ottoman items. Very good selection of mosaics, but not as good as Gazientep. I especially liked the stone lions and the figure of the king with the Luwian writing on his... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It was a really fascinating place. The museum has a rich collection of mosaics from Roman times in 2nd centuries. The museum's collection reflects the culture of the region.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Now, there are two museums in Antakya. The old museum is in the city centre and there is a marble sarcofagus, gold jewellery and mozaic. In january they also opened the new museum. It is between the old one and st. Peter's church. The new museum is bigger and there are ,except of mozaics, an artefacts from stone, bronze, iron... More 

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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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