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Ekmek '': Ingredients in Katıklı Ekmek usually consist of wheat, traditional pepper (paste), spices such as sesame and theme, çökelek or cheese. It looks like an ancestor of pizza. Not a lot of restaurants serve it, however it can be found in old-market that is located in the centre and Harbiye. * Pomegranate syrup, used as a salad dressing, called ''debes ramman'', a traditional Levantine Arabic (Levantine cuisine) dressing. * ''Semirsek'', a thin bread with hot Capsicum pepper
- the spicy sun-dried cheese * Eels from the Orontes, spiced and fried in olive oil ;Sweets Desserts * ''Künefe (Kanafeh)'' - a hot cheese, ''kadaif''-based sweet. Antakya is Turkey's ''künefe'' capital; the pastry shops in the centre compete to claim being kings * ''Müşebbek'' - rings of deep fried pastry. * ''Peynirli İrmik Helvası'' - Peynirli İrmik Helvası is a dessert that is made of semolina, sugar and traditional cheese
. İskenderun is also an important naval training base. Cuisine Distinctive İskenderun dishes include Künefe (Kadaif#Kun.C4.81fah.2FK.C3.BCnefe), a hot dessert with cheese. The main dishes include the Turkish staples such as döner and other kebabs served in the flat dürüm bread, lahmacun, and also Antakya influenced cuisine including kibbeh, and sour pomegranate syrup used as a salad dressing. İskenderun in particular offers good quality fish and prawns
Nuri and Restaurant Abdo (both in Saray Caddesi) are the most famous ones for ''Et Döner'' (beef döner) whereas Kebo, a tiny place located in Atatürk Caddesi, is the most famous place for Tavuk Döner (chicken döner). Note that Harbiye, a touristic municipality which is 10 km away from Antakya, has many restaurants as well and people frequently go from Antakya to Harbiye for long dinners. *
district Besides the campus in Serinyol, MKU has its faculties spread out in all main districts of the province including Altınözü, Antakya, Belen, Dörtyol, Erzin
in southern Turkey. In ancient times, Antakya was known as Antioch and was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman empire and was an influential early center of Christianity; see '''Antioch'''. Today's Antakya is overwhelmingly Islamic in religion. It has a population of about a quarter of a million. Most of the population speak Turkish as their native language, while a minority are native Arabic speakers. Antakya is situated in a well-watered and fertile valley. History
with its eastern population, called it '''Edessa''', in memory of Edessa (Edessa, Greece) the ancient capital of Macedon. The name is also recorded as '''Callirrhoe''', and under Antiochus IV Epiphanes the town was called '''Antiochia on the Callirhoe''' (Greek: Αντιόχεια η επί Καλλιρρόης) by colonists from Syrian Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey) who had settled there. During Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) rule it was named '''Justinopolis'''. Its Kurdish language Kurdish
Alawite attorney (attorney at law) in the region. Simon, Matter & Bulliet, 1996, p. 230. Al-Arsuzi was educated in a religious school and a primary school in Antakya and then received his secondary education in Konya. After completing his education, he
, Hassa, İskenderun, Kırıkhan, Reyhanlı, Samandağ and Yayladağı. Main sights The long and varied history has created many architectural sites of interest. There is much for visitors to see in Antakya, although many buildings have been lost in the rapid growth and redevelopment of the city in recent decades. * Hatay Archaeology Museum has the second largest collection of Roman (Roman Empire) mosaics in the world. * The rock-carved ''Church of St Peter'', with its network
'') or the Antakya Archeological Museum in the city has the second largest collection of classical Roman mosaics '''in the world'''. The museum also features a good coin collection, artifacts from the Iron and Bronze Ages found in sites nearby and a very impressive sarcophagus with great reliefs. You can check many items from the collection through the official website of the museum: One of the oldest churches
figures in cuneiform inscriptions is unknown. In early Greek texts, the city is called Ορρα or Ορροα, transliterated '''Orrha''' or '''Orrhoa''' respectively, as the capital of the Kingdom of '''Osroe (Osroene)''', named after its legendary founder Osroe, the Armenian (Armenian language) form for Chosroes (Khosrau). The later native name was Edessa, which became in Syriac (Syriac language) ܐܘܪܗܝ, transliterated '''Orhāy''' or '''Ourhoï''', in it is Armenian language Armenian
'''Antakya''' ( , ''Antiócheia'') is the seat of the Hatay Province in southern Turkey.
In ancient times, Antakya was known as Antioch and was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman empire and was an influential early center of Christianity; see '''Antioch'''. Today's Antakya is overwhelmingly Islamic in religion. It has a population of about a quarter of a million. Most of the population speak Turkish as their native language, while a minority are native Arabic speakers. Antakya is situated in a well-watered and fertile valley.