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Antakya Archaeological Museum

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Address: Ataturk Cd No:63 | Gündüz Caddesi No. 1, Antakya 31000, Turkey
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+90 326 214 6167
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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If you like mosaics and history this museum is for you. A staggering display of mosaics and all for a paltry 15TL. Beautifully presented and displayed a must see in this historic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Girne
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like mosaics and history this museum is for you. A staggering display of mosaics and all for a paltry 15TL. Beautifully presented and displayed a must see in this historic city. (Second only to its big cousin the "Zeugma museum" in Gaziantep)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing museum. It was renewed and changed. If you like mosaics probably its the best. Also Gaziantep museum should be visited to complete. The people are helpful in the museum and you can have a coffee just by the museum. With some little touches it can be much better.

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Thank Yalçın K
mid england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Never thought I would enjoy an afternoon looking round a museum but this place is amazing, if you're in Antakya GO

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

It is a perfect museum. I would strongly advise anyone who visit Antakya to go to this wonderful museum.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Simply awsome. For only 15 TL and kids free, you wont find anything in Turkey as good as this miseum. The museum is brand new. Money was not spared when building this place, it's gorgeous. No gawkers trying to sell you something or guides desperate for money anywhere.

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Thank FatherofIssac
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great! One should definitely visit once in Antakya. Extraordinary history exhibited with great efforts! Congratulations to the great team..

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Thank Güven Ö
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Allthough the Museum is incomplete, there is à lot to see. Since it is the number one museum on mosaics, it must be in your "must see" list.

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Thank Fusy2015
Ankara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of great artifacts that are well-curated! Thorougly enjoyed our visit! Admission fee is only 15tl and its air-conditioned which makes it a great place to explore during the peak of the day!

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Normally museums aren't great for kids but the air conditioning was great for all of us. This museum was primarily filled with greco-roman period artifacts with excellent displays of mosaics despite the botched reassembly of many of them.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

The new museum is worth to see just for magnificent mosaics. The first part dedicated to history of Antakya is educative. The impressive part is Mosaics on the floor, suggested to see them from top bridge to see and feel whole mosaics from different angle...

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