Roman road in Cilicia

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The Roman road in Cilicia is located in Mersin city of modern Turkey. We believe Roman Province of Cappadocia was connected to the Roman Province of Cilicia with this road.

It is very likely that the Roman road in Cilicia was built in the first century which makes it possible for Apostle Paul to use this road during his journeys into the Roman Province of Galatia and Roman Province of Cappadocia.

Roman road in Cilicia
Roman road in Cilicia

There are tombs belonging to the Roman and Byzantine periods and written repair inscriptions about the road on the route. There is an arched structure on the Roman road of Cilicia. It is estimated that this gate was the triumphal arch and the starting point of the Cilician borders or was built as a border gate.

Hasan Gülday

Hasan Gülday. Professional licensed tour guide working in Turkey.

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