Tarsus

Tarsus

Tarsus is a historical city located in Mersin Province, Turkey. With a history going back over 6,000 years, Tarsus has long been an important stop for traders and a focal point of many civilizations (Hittites, Assyrians, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and Ottomans). During the Roman Empire, Tarsus was the capital of the province of Cilicia.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Fourth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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