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Eshab-i Kehf Cave Mosque, Tarsus

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  • I was not very interested in this place as im not religiously inclined, although its a hit with locals and was crammed with people making prayers for the elderly and sick. The locals really respect th...  more »
  • Despite its religious importance, the site lacks a lot of basic things: no guides, no brochures, no information signs, and no public transportation.  more »
  • There is not much to see apart from the simple cave and mosque which is used mostly for pilgrimage. Anyway, there are two "eshab-i Kehf" in Turkey which are located in Tarsus and Afsin (Kahramanmaras ...  more »
  • Nice historical place
  • Her husband-ı Kehf (Ar: أصحاب الكهف) or seven sleepers, traces of common people in different cultures of the world on the story of a community who left. The common side of all versions, people turn away and constitutes a group who left them. This is the oldest example in the Mahabharata epic stories (17. The book is mentioned in the Mahaprasthanika Parva). Was told that a seven-person Kauravas smartly hid jayadratha from, for a dog the riyâzet Kingdom after them and turn dünyâya. An important early Christian ages story of seven sleepers later Christian dünyâsında lost their importance. In Islam the companions of the cave (Yârânı Cave) zikredilmekte and Islamic culture sihr in soorat Al-Kahf sleep is an important place to keep khaliftae Hijaz. Saint-Pierre-de-véronne-à-Pike-River is portrayed as seven people are, therefore, known as the seven Sleepers. (Source: WikiWand)
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  • A good place to spend the weekend. Birthplaces of both fulfill and suitable for family picnic
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  • Eshab-ı Kehf (seven sleepers) cave. It's a place to be seen, but covered space phobia or up/people with respiratory ailments are definitely not somewhere to be. However, according to the place they first lovers section. Closer to the surface and enough air cycle.
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  • Heart-warming uplifting spiritual feelings an example field for a magical place
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