Mesopotamia Tours

Mesopotamia Tour Turkey The Cradle of Civilization

Mesopotamia Tour Turkey   

Explore the historical, cultural, and natural wonders of the Mesopotamia region of Turkey with the Mesopotamia Tour Turkey. Known as the "Cradle of Civilization," this ancient land has made significant contributions to human history and boasts rich archaeological sites. It's important to respect local customs and traditions, given the diverse mix of cultures and religions in the area. Don't miss the opportunity to sample the unique local cuisine, which is influenced by various cultures. Mesopotamia tour package prices include guide, air Plane and vehicle transfers, hotel accommodation, and museum entrances.

 

Highlights of Mesopotamia in Turkey

Mesopotamia Turkey tour itinerary includes the following main destinations according to the number of days of the tour.

Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut is one of Turkey's most iconic and historically significant landmarks. Located in the Adıyaman Province of southeastern Turkey, Mount Nemrut is renowned for its ancient monumental statues and tomb sanctuary built by King Antiochus I of Commagene around 62 BC. The site has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its cultural and historical importance.

 

Diyarbakır

Diyarbakır, a city with a rich history and impressive city walls. Explore Diyarbakır's historic sites, including the Ulu Mosque, Hevsel Gardens, and the Great Mosque.

 

Hasankey

Visit Hasankeyf, a town famous for its ancient history and the missing due to the Ilısu Dam. Visit Hasankeyf's archaeological sites, including the historic bridge, Zeynel Bey Tomb, and the caves.

 

Mardin

Travel to Mardin, a city known for its unique architecture and stunning views. Explore Mardin's old town, visit the Grand Mosque, and enjoy panoramic views from the Zinciriye Medrese. It is one of the most beautiful regions of Mesopotamia tour.

 

Midyat and Dara

Midyat is famous for its intricate stonework and Syriac Christian heritage. The Monastery of Mor Gabriel and explore the historic town of Midyat. 7 The ancient city of Dara and see its well-preserved ruins.

 

Gobekli Tepe - Sanliurfa

In Şanlıurfa, known as the city of prophets, visit the Holy area in the city center, the cave where the Prophet Abraham was born, and the lake where she was thrown into the Fire. and visit Gobeklitepe, the world's oldest known temple complex. 12.000 years.  Explore the city of Urfa, including the Balıklıgöl (Pool of Sacred Fish) and the birthplace of Abraham.

 

Harran

Harran is known for its beehive-shaped houses and historical significance. In the Middle Ages, Harran was known for its scholarship and was home to the famous University of Harran, which was a center of learning in fields like astronomy, philosophy, medicine, and mathematics. Today, Harran is a small town located near the ancient ruins.

 

Zeugma Mosaic Museum Gaziantep

Zeugma Museum is one of the world's largest Mosaic Museums located in Gaziantep, Turkey. It is famous for its extraordinary collection of ancient mosaics unearthed during archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Zeugma. The famous Gypsy Girl Mosaic is exhibited here.

 

Hatay ( Antioch )

Hatay, historically known as Antioch, is located in the southeastern part of Turkey, near the Mediterranean coast and bordering Syria. The region has a rich history, with influences from various civilizations, including the Hittites, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, and Ottomans.  Hatay's cultural diversity is reflected in its architecture, cuisine, and traditions.

 

Saint Pierre Church

Saint Pierre Church, also known as the Church of St. Peter, is an ancient Christian church located in Antioch (modern-day Antakya), which was one of the earliest centers of Christianity.  Christian name was first mentioned, Saint Pierre Church Hatay.

 

Important İnformation about Hatay !!

Unfortunately, in the strong earthquake in the Mesopotamia region of TURKEY  on February 8, 2023, 90% of the buildings in the city and villages of Hatay were destroyed and more than one hundred thousand people died. For this reason, all tours to this beautiful city of Hatay have been canceled for now.

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