Discover Gaziantep, home of creative city
Turkey's southeastern province of Gaziantep has been added to the list in UNESCO's Creative Cities Network as a creative city of gastronomy in 2015. Gaziantep is well known for its long and vibrant gastronomic history.
Gaziantep stands out as one of the world's major gastronomic cities as it has been included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network. It is not just history, it is a vibrant gastronomy.
Gaziantep cuisine is very rich, ranging from kebabs, meat dishes, dishes with yoghurt, olive oil dishes, desserts, pilafs, vegetable dishes, meatballs, pastries, salads, and stuffed vegetables to soups. Also, beverage culture is one of the main parts of the food culture.
Gaziantep is the first gastronomy city of Turkey, only eight cities had been added to UNESCO's gastronomy list from around the world until Gaziantep's inclusion.
The cuisine of Gaziantep is acknowledged to be the richest in Turkey, and visitors, will savour its fusion of Anatolian, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern tastes. The strength of Gaziantep's cooking tradition comes from the land. Cooking is an art in Gaziantep, you must come to this city to taste the endless tastes of the gastronomic city.
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Cultural Cuisine, Gaziantep
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