Previously known as Antioch and located in the epicentre of the historical Silk Road. The city of Gaziantep is known to be one of the first settlements in Anatolia. Founded between the Mediterranean territory and Mesopotamia, the region developed with the establishment of many civilisations on this site over time. Gaziantep is Turkey's sixth largest city and is famous worldwide for its Baklava.
Gaziantep showcases many valuable and well-preserved artefacts, treasures and ruins of ancient civilisations that have populated the city for centuries in 13 different museums. The province is literally an open air museum with things to discover in every corner.
Famed also for its pistachios and delicious cuisine, this is city is awaiting lovers of history, nature and superb food.