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Antakya Archaeological Museum

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This museum has a very large collection of mosaics. The collection from the ancient cities of the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Earibal
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Istanbul, Turkey
Rich mosaic collection.

This museum is own one of the richest mosaic collections in the world. It is impossible not to be... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2015
KanGurular
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Ataturk Cd No:63 | Gündüz Caddesi No. 1, Antakya 31000, Turkey
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+90 326 214 61 67
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

This museum has a very large collection of mosaics. The collection from the ancient cities of the region is very interesting as well. The museum is renewed and the new building is modern and pleasant to walk around. It is 5 km out of the...More

Thank Earibal
Reviewed 17 June 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.

1  Thank KanGurular
Reviewed 6 June 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...More

Thank Xphilosopherking
Reviewed 27 May 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...More

Thank Wanderpaths
Reviewed 27 May 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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Reviewed 4 May 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...More

Thank TheValleytoTheWorld
Reviewed 12 April 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...More

2  Thank Earibal
Reviewed 26 March 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.

1  Thank Murat B
Reviewed 3 February 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...More

3  Thank Teaspoon67
Reviewed 28 January 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.

Thank Ilkay U
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