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St. Paul Orthodox Church

Hurriyet Caddesi No : 14, Antakya, Turkey
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Closed for restoration

Just like St Pierre church and the Archeological museum, the label of closed for restoration has... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2014
SingleWomanTravels
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Toronto, Canada
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A serene place

The church is normally not open for people to just drop in. However, if someone in charge is on the... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2014
reise-tanta-di
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Lafayette, California
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16 Sep 2014
“Closed for restoration”
25 Jun 2014
“A serene place”
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Hurriyet Caddesi No : 14, Antakya, Turkey
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Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Just like St Pierre church and the Archeological museum, the label of closed for restoration has been given to this site. I pressed the buzzer and the man and his 2 little boys came to the gate and told me it's closed from entry. So...More

4  Thank SingleWomanTravels
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

The church is normally not open for people to just drop in. However, if someone in charge is on the premises they will show you the interior. We were guided by Janel Gumusculuk. He also told us the history of the church. Make sure you...More

3  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Very friendly reception by Mr. Janel, member of the parochial church council. He was showing us the interior of the church and answered to a lot of questions concerning the problems of the church-members and the religious very tolerant situation in Antakya. Extremly nice stay...More

3  Thank Gerhard C
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Historically very interesting to visit an attraction that has stood the test of time and is soooo old.

1  Thank Tassie2011
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Though this church is one of the oldest churches of the world, as it has been demolished by earthquakes in the past, the new building dates back only to 19th century. It's a classical othodox church. Staff working at the church are very helpful and...More

5  Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 28 September 2012

You cab watch the trial of St Church and imagine their life in this area. There is a water place '' Saint Paul Kuyusu'' you have to see as well

1  Thank Abdurrahman T
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Established around 41 AC, Antakya Orthodox Church dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul is the second oldest church in the world following the church in Jerusalem. The current building has been constructed by Russians following the destruction of the previous one ( built in...More

1  Thank aguvenis
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