THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION of. Mediterranean region takes its name from the Mediterranean Sea. West and Mid-Taurus mountains run parallel to the coast line. There are 8 cities in our region: Antalya, Adana, Mersin, Hatay, Isparta, Burdur, Kahramanmaras, and Osmaniye.
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West and Mid-Taurus mountains run parallel to the coast line.
There are 8 cities in our region: Antalya, Adana, Mersin, Hatay, Isparta, Burdur, Kahramanmaras, and Osmaniye.
Agriculture, industry, tourism and carpet weaving are the basic professions in our region. 80% of Turkey's oranges and mandarins are grown here, bananas are only grown in the Mediterranean Region in Turkey.
Isparta is famous for its lakes, roses and rugs
THE ULU MOSQUE
Burdur is a small city which is known as “Lakes Region". Its historical remains date as far as 6000 BC.
Insuyu Cave, the second largest cave of the world and …
Lake Salda,the second largest lake in the province and is considered to be one of the cleanest lakes in the world.
Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean Region......................ANTALYA
Because of the archeological and natural riches of the area, Antalya is called the Turkish Riviera. The city was founded in the second century B.C. by Attalus II, a king of Pergamon, and he named the city Attaleai after himself. Romans, Byzantines and Selcuks in turn occupied the city before it came under Ottoman rule.
Antalya, Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean Region (ancient Pamphylia), is an attractive city.
Düden, Kursunlu and Manavgat Waterfalls are worth seeing.
Perge - Aksu / Aspendos - SerikSilliyon - Serik/Yanköy –
Termessos - YukarıkaramanKarain Cave - Yeniköy / Phaselis - Kemer/TekirovaOlympos - Kumluca / Corydalla-Rhodapolis - KumlucaAya Nikola Church- Kale (Demre) / Myra - Kale (Demre)Teimiusa - Üçağız / Apollonia - ÜçağızSimina - Kekova / Limyra – Finike are some of the historical places.
a marriage gift
from Mark Antuanious
In Mersin you may find all the comforts of a modern city and all the characteristics of the Mediterranean cities.
The city's name originates from mythology.
Adana was founded by Adanus, the son of Cronus (God of Weather, Zeus’ father).
With a history dating back to 6000 BC, Adana is one of the oldest settlements in Anatolia and is the fourth largest city in Turkey.
Cotton production has an important role in the economy.
Osmaniye is a beautiful city with its fertile agricultural fields and its forests. Osmaniye is another important tourism center with Karatepe, Aslantaş Open Air Museum, Kastabala Castle ,Hemite, Frenk (Çardak), Toprakkale and Savranda (Kaypak) Castles.
its peanuts and
“ Karatepe Rugs”.
The original name of the city was Maras. During the War of Independence people in Maraş were so brave that the city was given the title "Kahraman", which means "hero".
Dedem Korkut Boulevard
The most popular ice cream in Turkey. Made of fine goat milk and wild orchid flower roots growing in the mountains.
Antakya was founded in 307 B.C. by Antigonus, one of the generals of Alexander the Great.
Antakya, the biblical Antioch, is situated on the Asi River
The city was the center of Christianity and had been visited by St.Barnabas, St.Paul and St. Peter.The city was also famous as a center of artistic, scientific and commercial activities.
SAINT PETER ROCK CHURCH
EMEK ÜÇGÜL KAZANCI