Eshab-ı Kehf Cave

Eshab-ı Kehf Cave

Eshab-ı Kehf Cave is a show cave located to the north of Tarsus in Mersin Province, Turkey. The cave is considered to be one of the many places which are allegedly the cave of Seven Sleepers. Next to the cave, there is a mosque commissioned by the Ottoman sultan Abdülaziz, and built in 1873 AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Byzantine & Islamic Monuments

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