In the east of Gaziantep is a lush green valley filled with ancient Hittite cities such as Tilmen and Sam’al and the ancient Statue workshops of Yesemek
As the capital of Turkish Cuisine, and a UNESCO listed city for gastronomy, Gaziantep should be on every foodie’s travel list! Gaziantep’s blending of Turkish and Middle Eastern tastes has led to the creation of hundreds of local delicacies. The most famous product of Gaziantep is its fine pistachios that grow abundantly in the hot, dry conditions and it’s these pistachios that make Gaziantep’s famous baklava so good.
Beyond the kebab and the baklava, Gaziantep is also home to magnificent canyons, sunken cities, Roman ruins and much more to feast your eyes as well as your taste buds on!