Hatay is a vast treasure house of history as evidenced by the earliest settlement extending back to the Epipaleolithic Period of 40.000- 9.000 BC. Explore the caves in Samandağ-Çevlik, Antakya-Şenköy and Yayladağ-Üçağızlı.

From 9000 BC, Hatay was controlled successively by the Akkadians, the Hurrians, the Hittites, the Assyrians, the Persians, the Macedonians, the Romans, the Arabs, the Byzantines, the Seljuks, the Crusaders, the Mamluks, and the Ottomans.

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