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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.
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
Isparta is famous for its lakes, roses and rugs
AYA YORGI CHURCH
KIZILDAG
THE ULU MOSQUE
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BURDUR
Burdur is a small city which is known as “Lakes Region".
Its historical remains date as far as 6000 BC.
The most appealing features of Burdur are
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.
LAKE BURDUR
SAGALASOS
CREMNA
LAKE BURDUR
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.
Turkey's principal holiday
resort in the Mediterranean
Region......................ANTALYA
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 - Serik
Silliyon - Serik/Yanköy –
Termessos - Yukarıkaraman
Karain Cave - Yeniköy / Phaselis - Kemer/Tekirova
Olympos - Kumluca / Corydalla-Rhodapolis - Kumluca
Aya Nikola Church- Kale (Demre) / Myra - Kale
(Demre)
Teimiusa - Üçağız / Apollonia - Üçağız
Simina - Kekova / Limyra – Finike are some of the
historical places.
MERSIN
a marriage gift
to Cleopatra
from Mark Antuanious
Mersin is an
important harbour
city at East
Mediterranean
shore.
In Mersin you may
find all the
comforts of a
modern city and all
the characteristics
of the
Mediterranean
cities.
The city is also remembered in history with the name of
Saint Paul.
ADANA
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.
Misis Ruins
Yumurtalık Ruins
The Seyhan
River is the
longest river
in Turkey
that flows
into
Mediterranean
Sea.
Cotton
production has
an important
role in the
economy.
OSMANİYE
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.
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Osmaniye is famous for
its peanuts and
“ Karatepe Rugs”.
KAHRAMANMARAŞ
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
Carved
wooden
furnitures,
copper and
brass
works and
handworks
The most popular ice
cream in Turkey. Made
of fine goat milk and wild
orchid flower roots
growing in the mountains.
Mount Aligölü has a famous legend.
Maraş Castle
ANTAKYA
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
MOSAICS
FROM
ANTAKYA
MOSAICS
MUSEUM
ANTAKYA HAS A VARIETY OF DELICIOUS FOOD AND DESSERTS
ORUK
KÜNEFE
FOOD AND
DESSERTS
OF
ANTAKYA
ARE
VERY
POPULAR
ALL
AROUND
THE
COUNTRY.
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ŞAM DESSERT
THANK YOU…
EMEK ÜÇGÜL KAZANCI
ILKER AKSUFAT
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