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Titus- Vespasianus Tunnel

Samandag, Turkey
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Titus tunnels samandag province,Hatay

It is very intersting historical place in Hatay. It is far away only 25 km from hatay (antakya... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
mustafa k
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Mersin, Turkey
via mobile
very surprising tunnel

It is near main road to Çevlik.You reach tunnell after walking 500mt A beatifull chapel remnants... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
1957Aysegul
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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 Jul 2016
“Titus tunnels samandag province,Hatay”
18 Mar 2016
“very surprising tunnel”
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It is very intersting historical place in Hatay. It is far away only 25 km from hatay (antakya) city center. Handmade manpower tunnels

Thank mustafa k
Reviewed 18 March 2016

It is near main road to Çevlik.You reach tunnell after walking 500mt A beatifull chapel remnants nearby.Must see.

Thank 1957Aysegul
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Hatay province,Samandag. So interestic,fantastic atmosphere. Tunnel, rock graveyards,church. I advice you visit this area.

Thank mustafa k
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Wondering about the Roman engineering, it is super astonishing how they could do it: deep cutting the rock for tunnel and beautifully decorated tomb like a palace! With nice walk surrounding, many "path vendors" selling local product makes the visit more enjoyable. Entrance 5TL

Thank Lanni_12
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The Romans diverted a river and used enslaved workers to build a massive tunnel to carry the water. You can walk through the tunnel which is about 1.8 kilometers in length. It is a bit of an adventure scrambling through it. The interpretation is in...More

1  Thank vaquero viajero
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This area is on the World Heritage Propossed list. It is amazing to think the whole tunnel was carved by hand thousand of years ago. Impossible straight walls thru solid rock. The burial area is all very interesting. One of the best I have seen,...More

1  Thank Teaspoon67
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Romans decided to divert a river,, so slaves cut a channel along and through the rock for nearly a mile.. The project started around 69-79 AD and was continued during Emperor Titus reign in 79-81 AD. By hiking back to this tunnel you will...More

Thank suekansas1
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This tunnel dates back to 69, created by human force only. It's about 1.4 kilometers and it was created by the effort of slaves in order to divert the river. It's really amazing to see what humans can achieve, though it's hard to imagine how...More

5  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 27 March 2012

If you go to Antakya you should definitely see this place. The nature here is amazing.

1  Thank PNRR
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Titius and Vespanius tunnel, is an acient tunnel, cut through and along the rock, about a mile long, to divert the river bed that was flooding the region which was then serving as the harbor of Antioch. The construction started during the reign of Roman...More

7  Thank aguvenis
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