World Heritage Sites İn Turkey


 

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE IN TURKEY

Turkey has 11 properties inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği (1985), Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (1985), Historic Areas of Istanbul (1985), Hattusha, the Hittite Capital (1986), Nemrut Mountain (1987), Hierapolis-Pamukkale (1988), Xanthos-Letoon (1988), City of Safranbolu (1994), Archaeological Site of Troy (1998), Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex (2011), and Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük (2012).

There are 37 nominated sites in the Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage. This site aims to promote the sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and raise awareness in transferring Turkey’s cultural heritage to future generations.

Turkey’s sites in the Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage:

  • Ephesus, Izmir (1994)
  • Karain Cave, Antalya (1994)
  • Sümela Monastery, Trabzon (2000)
  • Alahan Monastery, Mersin (2000)
  • St. Nicholas Museum (Church), Antalya (2000)
  • Harran and Şanlıurfa Settlements, Şanlıurfa (2000)
  • Ancient Settlement and the Tombstones of Ahlat, Bitlis (2000)
  • The Citadel and the Walls of Diyarbakır, Diyarbakır (2000)
  • Seljuk Caravanserais on the route from Denizli to Doğubeyazıt (2000)
  • Konya, A Capital of Seljuk Civilization (2000)
  • Alanya, Antalya (2000)
  • Mardin Cultural Landscape, Mardin (2000)
  • Bursa and Cumalıkızık Early Ottoman Urban and Rural Settlements, Bursa (2000)
  • St. Paul Church, St. Paul’s Well and Surrounding Historic Quarters, Mersin (2000)
  • Ishak Pasha Palace, Ağrı (2000)
  • Kekova, Antalya (2000)
  • Güllük Mountain-Termessos National Park, Antalya (2000)
  • Archaeological Site of Aphrodisias, Aydın (2009)
  • Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization, Antalya and Muğla (2009)
  • Archaeological Site of Sagalassos, Burdur (2009)
  • Archaeological Site of Perge (2009)
  • Archaeological Site of Göbekli Tepe, Şanlıurfa (2011)
  • Beyşehir Eşrefoğlu Mosque, Konya (2011)
  • St. Pierre Church, Hatay (2011)
  • Bergama, Izmir (2011)
  • Aizanoi Antique City (2012)
  • Historic City of Ani (2012)
  • Archeological Site of Zeugma (2012)
  • Gordion (2012)
  • Historic Town of Birgi (2012)
  • Mausoleum and Sacred area of Hecatomnus (2012)
  • Medieval City of Beçin (2012)
  • Historical Monuments of Niğde (2012)
  • Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop (2012)
  • Odunpazari Historical Urban Site (2012)
  • Mamure Castle (2012)
  • Haci Bektas Veli Complex (2012)