St.Paul Church, St.Paul's Well and surrounding historic quarters

Date of Submission: 25/02/2000
Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Ministry of Culture
Coordinates: Tarsus is located on the South of Turkey
Ref.: 1409

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Tarsus is the birth place of St.Paul, situated on the edge of the fertile Çukurova plain in the city full of cedar groves city is the meeting place of legendery lovers Antony and Cleopatra. There is the commerative Cleopatra gate, to reach St.Paul's Well and the St.Paul Church, the old vernacular style streets of the city to be followed.