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Turkey's Unesco Tentative List

This tentative list includes 78 sites, which are mixed sites as cultural and natural. Turkey's objectives are to protect such universal, cultural and natural values, to make worldwide promotion of them by means of using international sources, and to transfer them to the future generations. Turkey's Unesco Tentative List includes the following sites as of 2018.

1994 - 2000 - 2009 - 2011

  • Karain Cave, Antalya (1994)
  • Sumela Monastery, Trabzon (2000)
  • Alahan Monastery, Mersin (2000
  • St. Nicholas Church, Antalya (2000)
  • Harran and Sanliurfa Settlements, Sanliurfa (2000)
  • The Tombstones of Ahlat the Urartian and Ottoman Citadel, Bitlis (2000)
  • Seljuk Caravanserais on the route from Denizli to Dogubeyazit (2000)
  • Konya A Capital of Seljuk Civilisation, Konya (2000)
  • Alanya Castle and Dockyard, Antalya (2000)
  • Mardin Cultural Landscape, Mardin (2000)
  • St. Paul Church, St. Pauls Well and surrounding historic quarters, Tarsus (2000)
  • Ishak Pasha Palace, Agri (2000)
  • Kekova, Antalya (2000)
  • Gulluk Mountain (Termessos) National Park, Antalya (2000)
  • Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilisation, Antalya (2009)
  • Archaeological Site Of Sagalassos, Burdur (2009)
  • Archaeological Site of Perge, Antalya (2009)
  • Esrefoglu Mosque, Beysehir (2011)
  • St. Pierre Church, Hatay (2011)


2012 - 2013 - 2014

  • Antique City of Aizanoi, Kutahya (2012)
  • Medieval City of Becin, Mugla (2012)
  • Historic Town of Birgi, Izmir (2012)
  • Gordion, Ankara (2012)
  • Haci Bektas Veli Complex, Nevsehir (2012)
  • Mausoleum and Sacred Area of Hecatomnus, Mugla (2012)
  • Historical Monuments of Nigde, Nigde (2012)
  • Mamure Castle, Mersin (2012)
  • Odunpazari Historical Urban Site, Eskisehir (2012)
  • Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop, Gaziantep (2012)
  • Archeological Site of Zeugma, Gaziantep (2012)
  • Archaeological Site of Laodicea, Denizli (2013)
  • Lake Tuz Special Environmental Protection Area, Ankara (2013)
  • Trading Posts and Fortifications on Genoese Trade Routes from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, (2013)
  • The Ancient City of Sardis and the Lydian Tumuli of Bintepe, Manisa (2013)
  • Anatolian Seljuks Madrasahs, Konya, Erzurum, Sivas, Kayseri, Kirsehir (2014)
  • Ancient City of Anazarbos, Adana (2014)
  • Ancient City of Kaunos, Mugla (2014)
  • Ancient City of Korykos, Mersin (2014)
  • Archaeological Site of Arslantepe, Malatya (2014)
  • Archaeological Site of Kultepe-Kanesh, Kayseri (2014)
  • Canakkale (Dardanelles) and Gelibolu (Gallipoli) Battles Zones in the First World War, Canakkale (2014)
  • Eflatun Pinar: The Hittite Spring Sanctuary, Konya (2014)
  • Iznik (Nicaea), Bursa (2014)
  • Mahmut Bey Mosque, Kastamonu (2014)
  • Tomb of Ahi Evran, Kirsehir (2014)
  • Vespasianus Titus Tunnel, Antakya (2014)
  • Zeynel Abidin Mosque Complex and Mor Yakup (Saint Jacob) Church, Mardin (2014)

2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018

  • Akdamar Church, Van (2015)
  • Ancient City of Stratonikeia, Mugla (2015)
  • Eshab-i Kehf Kulliye, Kahramanmaras (2015)
  • Historic Guild Town of Mudurnu, Bolu (2015)
  • Ismail Fakirullah Tomb and its Light Refraction Mechanism, Siirt (2015)
  • Mount Harsena and the Rock Tombs of the Pontic Kings, Amasya (2015)
  • Mountainous Phrygia, Eskisehir-Kutahya-Afyon (2015)
  • Uzunkopru Bridge, Edirne (2015)
  • The Theatre and Aqueducts of the Ancient City of Aspendos, Antalya (2015)
  • Yildiz Palace Complex, Istanbul (2015)
  • Ancient city of Kibyra, Burdur (2016)
  • Haci Bayram Mosque and its Surrounding Area, Ankara (2016)
  • Kizilirmak Delta Wetland and Bird Sanctuary, Samsun (2016)
  • Nuruosmaniye Complex, Istanbul (2016)
  • Sivrihisar Great Mosque, Eskisehir (2016)
  • Sultan Bayezid II Complex: A Center of Medical Treatment, Edirne (2016)
  • Bodrum Castle, Mugla (2016)
  • Malabadi Bridge, Diyarbakir (2016)
  • Tushpa/Van Fortress, the Mound and the Old City of Van, Van(2016)
  • Yivli Minaret Mosque, Antalya (2016)
  • Archaeological Site of Assos, Canakkale (2017)
  • Ayvalik Industrial Landscape, Balikesir (2017)
  • Ivriz Cultural Landscape, Konya (2017)
  • Archaeological Site of Priene (2018)
  • Basilica Therma Sarikaya Roman Bath (2018)
  • Early Period of Anatolian Turkish Heritage: Niksar, The Capital of Danishmend Dynasty (2018)
  • Historic City of Harput (2018)
  • The Bridge of Justinian (2018)
  • The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas' and Kastels (2018)
  • Wooden Roofed and Wooden Columned Mosques in Anatolia (2018)


Unesco Tentative List of Turkey

Mosaic Photo of Tentative List, Unesco


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