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There is an archaeological museum inside the citadel, where Hittite sculptures are on display. Other important remains in the area are the Ulu (Grand) Mosque and the Tas (Stone) Medrese, both dating back to the 15th century, together with the Hatuniye and Haznedarli Mosque of the Ottoman period.

This province, the original name of which was Maras, had shown such valour during the War of Independence, that it was then given the title "Kahraman", which means of "hero".

Today, Kahramanmaras is the 11th largest city in Turkey areawise, at 568 meters above sea level in the city center. It's population is a little bit over 1 million, divided almost equally between its towns and villages.

Afsin Seven Sleepers mosque complex is one of the most important sites in the province, and is located in the district of Afsin. It was dedicated to 7 young friends hidden in a cave fleeing persecutions by the pagan Roman emperor Decius for having converted to Christianity. This legend of seven sleepers is very common to both Christians and Muslims and can also be found in the towns of Selcuk and Tarsus. There was a building next to the cave of the legend built by Byzantine emperor Theodosius II in the 5th century, then fell in ruins and re-built as a mosque by the Seljuks in 13th century. It was a complex of mosque, hospice, inn, madrasa, mausoleum and pavillion, built in various periods including the Ottoman era.

The speciality of the region is its famous ice cream made of fine goat milk and wild orchid flower roots growing in the surrounding mountains. Carved wooden furnitures, copper and brass works and handworks of glided silver thread are also traditional. Nature sports such as caving, hunting and fishing, besides plateaus and picnicking areas, are also typical of this area.

Surrounding areas of Kahramanmaraş, Turkey's fantastic natural heritage, with world class peaks, gorges, beaches, wetlands etc is combined with an amazing cultural heritage going back many thousands of years .

If you love the water element you can live the experience of rafting in Kahramanmaraş Turkey that offers direct contact with the water in conjunction with the sail through majestic landscapes alternating quickly.

One of the favorite activities and a great way to explore rivers, mountains and the nature around Kahramanmaraş Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Kahramanmaraş, Turkey rafting experience, our team has prepared for you this mini guide illustrating the most famous rivers as well as the most important hints for each one of them.

Put on your rafting waistcoat and helmet, embark on your boat and off we go to explore the splendid water paths of Kahramanmaraş, Turkey nature!

Don’t give it a second thought, explore rivers around Kahramanmaraş, Turkey all year round and relish the beauty of Turkish nature.

As Kahramanmaraş and surrounding areas of Turkey have plenty of wild landscapes and rough rivers, many clubs organize frequent rafting excursions to these areas.

The impressive waterway around Kahramanmaraş of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Kahramanmaraş Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

Things to do 10 top tourist attractions highlights best places to see sites to visit in Kahramanmaraş Turkey events festivals fiestas event calendar.

Other cities, towns, districts, provinces, destinations around Kahramanmaraş, Turkey ;

Kahramanmaraş · Maraş · Afşin · Andırın · Çağlayancerit · Dulkadiroğlu · Ekinözü · Elbistan · Göksun · Nurhak · Onikişubat · Pazarcık · Türkoğlu
Kahramanmaras Maras Afsin Andirin Caglayancerit Dulkadiroglu Ekinozu Goksun Onikisubat Pazarcik Turkoglu

Known as "Markasi" or "Maraj" in earliest ages, this city, 78 kilometers north of Gaziantep, stands as a site of history, having a long past filled with numerous invasions, was once the capital of Gurgum, a Hittite State in the 12th century BC. Romans called the city as Germanicia during the 1st century AD, and Ottomans renamed it as "Mer'as" later on.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : Outdoor Activities Attractions Trips



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