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Address: Incilipinar Mah. Kamil Ocak Cad. No:2 | Alleben, Sehitkamil, Gaziantep, Turkey
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Treasures everywhere!

This is the ZEUGMA MUSEUM!! This museum could be in Rome, Jerusalem or Cairo: I was positively surprised to find such a modern, well-done museum tucked away on the Gaziantep... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 April 2016
Gaziantep Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

On arriving, a guard came out to inform me that the museum is closed until April, he had limited English and I spoke no Turkish but he used an app to explain. Too bad.

Thank tobegold
Gaziantep Province, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is the ZEUGMA MUSEUM!! This museum could be in Rome, Jerusalem or Cairo: I was positively surprised to find such a modern, well-done museum tucked away on the Gaziantep ring-road. The mosaic floors from the (now underwater) village of Zeugma are absolutely stunning with a colour and quality I have only seen before at Pompeii....and i'm not easily impressed... More 

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Mugla, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The archaeological museum is one of the finest in Eastern Anatolia with an excellent and fine collection of artefacts which span the millennia from Paleolithic period to the early 20thC. Some of the oldest pieces discovered at various sites, such as pottery shards, small clay statues and stone axes are displayed. There is a reconstruction of a Bronze Age tomb,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

The museum, in which Belkıs/Zeugma's enormous mosaics and wall pictures are being exhibited is the second mosaics museum of the wold. Furthermore, it is the unique museum with its original exhibition the old museum building and new building are connected to each other by a gallery and after new exhibition works the museum is designed as “chronological museum” where the... More 

Thank Berke E
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

There are too much pieces and they are amazing.The region has lived almost every historical period of world. But i believe that they should be exhibited more effectively in a much more modern way.

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