Buyuk Antakya

Ataturk Cad. No:8 Antakya Merkez, Antakya, Antakya, Hatay, Turkey | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by ssfahring

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... 11:26 as the first place the disciples were called Christians. Today it is home to a Catholic Church (where we also slept), Protestant Church, Orthodox Church, Synagogue, as well as many Mosques. We wanted to see and feel what this city was like for ourselves.

And find a feel we did. One of the first places we visited was St. Pierre Kilisesi (St. Peter's Church). It is one of the (possibly the) oldest churches. Walking ...

The end of the road!

A travel blog entry by suzymartin

24

... the chains and swapped the front and back tyres over, but apart from that they required very little maintenance.

İt's been a great cycle trip. Compared to last time, our route has passed through more interesting terrain, and arguably countries. There's been a nice balance between days on the road and rest time. İt feels like we know how to do it this time round! It has still been challenging and there have still been some hard ...

Ancient Antioch

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... inside do not compare to those we later saw in Gaziantep.

Heading out to Gaziantep we saw the remnants of the ancient city of Antioch as we visited the Cave Church of St. Peter(also known as St. Peter's Grotto) The interior of the church is very simple and austere. The only permanent furnishings are a small altar, a single statue, and a stone throne. The walls have barely discernable frescoes with the floors having traces of mosaics. Said to have ...

The kebab trail - Antalya to Antakia

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... made up for my broken Turkish when I gestured "HOW - COULD - YOU - BE - SO - STUPID - AS - TO - NOT - TELL - ME - THE - BUS - DEPARTS - FROM - THERE!!!!" He flinched at every gesture and probably thought I was going to hit him and then pointed at the clock to indicate that the next bus departs in half an hour. Ah! Now he can use hand gestures! Instead of just accepting the fact that there was a major communication breakdown and just getting on the next bus, I ...

In Antioch

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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Made it by bus to Antioch, called either Antakya or Hatay by Turkey. The city has very little if any of its ancient walls, having been destroyed by earthquakes. Antioch was one of the main cities of the Roman Empire, where people were first called Christians, and was a crusader stronghold after they took the city in a bitter fight.

Antioch was also home to a few heresies. The heretical groups who disagreed with the Council of ...

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This hotel, located on Ataturk Cad. No:8 Antakya Merkez, Antakya, Antakya, is near Hatay Muzesi and St Pierre Kilisesi.
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