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Antioch Destination Guide

Touring Antioch in Turkey.

Antioch in the region of Hatay with it's 154,803 citizens is located in Turkey - some 313 mi (or 504 km) South-East of Ankara, the country's capital city.

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Time in Antioch is now 05:09 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Istanbul" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Aleppo, Damascus, Latakia, Tyre, Beirut or Asagiekinci. Being here already, consider visiting Direkli, Kisecik, Kamberli, Harbiye, Cekmece and Olakoren. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Antioch and the First Christian Church L...

02:05 min ( November 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Part of the Suffering of Iskandaron (Hat...

05:34 min ( August 30, 2012 by Arabi Souri)
Views: 1,523 - Rating: 4.55556/5

Turkey's Erdogan Muslim Brotherhood government seems to be very happy infesting Iskandaron (Hatay) province with Jihadists, especially Jabhat Al Nusra fighters, whom are part of Al Qaeda, Levant branc...

Türkei - Rundreise 2 - Antakya

06:31 min ( September 01, 2011 by Peter Menzel)
Views: 2,712 - Rating: 0/5

PMMedia1: Musik by Dreamweaver - Markus Pitzer www.dreamweaver.at Die Stadt Antakya wurde in der Antike Antiochia genannt und wegen ihrer Schönheit "Königin des Orients" genannt. Vieles hat sich im ...

Antioch Bus Station (Antakya Otogar)

04:08 min ( June 28, 2010 by Brendan Kavanagh)
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Hatay (Antakya) (Antioch) is the most southerly city in Turkey. A confluence of trade routes since ancient times, this video shows the modern equivalent of the camel trains. Coach travel is the princi...

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Interesting facts about this location

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 antiquities inspector M. Prost. It was completed in 1938 and came under Turkish control in 1939 following Hatay's unification with Turkey.

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Located at 36.21, 36.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Antakya, Archaeological museums in Turkey, Museums established in 1934, Museums in Hatay Province


La Roche-Guillaume was a medieval fortress of the Knights Templar located near the Syrian Gates in what is now the Hatay Province of Turkey. Its exact location is the subject of debate.

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Located at 36.21, 36.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Crusader castles, Knights Templar

Battle of Antioch (145 BC)

The Battle of Antioch in 145 BC saw the defeat and overthrow of Seleucid king Alexander Balas by Ptolemy VI Philometor of Egypt, but the Egyptian pharaoh died in the battle. This battle is also known as the Battle of the Oenoparus.

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Located at 36.21, 36.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:145 BC, 2nd-century BC conflicts, Battles involving the Ptolemaic Kingdom, Battles involving the Seleucid Empire, History of Antioch, Syrian Wars

Syria (Roman province)

Syria was an early Roman province, annexed to the Roman Empire in 64 BC by Pompey, as a consequence of his military presence in the Levant, after pursuing victory in the Third Mithridatic War. Following the Jewish-Roman wars, Syria was merged with Judaea in 135 CE, creating the larger province of Syria Palaestina. It remained under Roman, and subsequently Byzantine, rule for several centuries, until falling to the Islamic conquests.

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Located at 36.21, 36.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Fertile Crescent, Roman Syria, Seleucid Empire successor states, States and territories established in 64 BC

Siege of Antioch

For other uses please see Siege of Antioch (disambiguation) {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }} The Siege of Antioch took place during the First Crusade in 1097 and 1098. The first siege, by the crusaders against the Muslim-held city, lasted from 21 October 1097 to 2 June 1098. Antioch lay on the crusaders' route to Palestine, and anticipating that it would be attacked the Muslim governor of the city, Yaghi-Siyan, began stockpiling food and sending requests for help.

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Located at 36.21, 36.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, Battles of the First Crusade, Conflicts in 1097, Conflicts in 1098, History of Antioch, Sieges involving Syria, Sieges of the Crusades

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