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Adana

Corycus

Corycus

Corycus (Turkish: Kız Kalesi; Greek: Κώρυκος; also transliterated Corycos or Korykos; Armenian: Կոռիկոս) was an ancient city in Cilicia Trachaea, Anatolia, located at the mouth of the valley called Şeytan deresi; the site is now occupied by the town of Kızkalesi (formerly Ghorgos), Mersin Province, Turkey.
Kizkalesi – Maiden’s Castle

Kizkalesi – Maiden’s Castle

The castle which is on a small islet that is 200m off shore of coast castle of Corycus, is called as Maiden’s Castle. The northern and southern ends of Maiden’s Castle which most part of it is standing are protected with eight towers. The length of the exterior environment of the castle is 192 m...
Hatay

Hatay

Hatay Province (Turkish: Hatay ili, pronounced [ˈhataj]) is a province in southern Turkey on the Mediterranean coast. The administrative capital is Antakya (Antioch) and the other major city in the province is the port city of İskenderun (Alexandretta). It is bordered by Syria to the south and east and the Turkish provinces of Adana and..
The Hatay Archaeology Museum

The Hatay Archaeology Museum

The Hatay Archaeology Museum (Turkish: Hatay Arkeoloji Müzesi) is the archaeology museum of Hatay Province, Turkey. It is known for its extensive collection of Roman and Byzantine Era mosaics. The museum is located in Antakya, the main city of Hatay. Construction of the museum started in 1934 on the recommendation of the French archaeologist and..
Elaiussa

Elaiussa

Elaiussa Sebaste or Elaeousa Sebaste (Greek: Ελαιούσα Σεβαστή) was an ancient Roman town located 55 km (34 mi) from Mersin in the direction of Silifke in Cilicia on the southern coast of Anatolia (in modern-day Turkey). Elaiussa, meaning olive, was founded in the 2nd century B.C. on a tiny island attached to the mainland by..