Tarsus is the birthplace of St. Paul. Situated on
the edge of the fertile Cukurova plain in the city is middle of cedar groves.
The city is also the meeting place of legendary loves Antony and Cleopatra, and
there is the commemorative Cleopatra Gate. To reach St. Paul's Cistern you pass
through narrow streets of the city; the old houses on the sides will prepare for
the things you will see . Then you may head for a rest by the Tarsus watedalls
and shady trees. The tombs of Prophet Daniel, Lokman Hekim, a famous legendary
medical doctor, are here. There are also many historical places to visit like,
Cleopatras Gate, the Gozlukule, Justinians Bridge, on the Tarsus Museum.
Tarsus (Lesser Armenia)
West of the Euphrates; a
Hellenized Armenian kingdom in eastern Anatolia, with its center at
Nicopolis. Note well! Do not confuse with the Mediaeval Armenian kingdom
in Cilicia, which
bore the same name.
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