Turmanin Monastery

Turmanin Monastery

Turmanin Monastery is an ancient basilica built around 480 AD. It was an important influence on later church architecture, and operated as a monastery and a hospice that was noted for its care for the dying. Turmanin Monastery was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of Ancient Villages of Northern Syria in 2011.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Idlib Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient Villages of Northern Syria

Date of Inscription: 2011

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