Religious Sites in Hatay

Hatay holds an important place in the history of Christianity and it has developed as an important center for faith tourism. The first Catholic Church of the world, Saint Pierre Church is located inside the borders of Hatay province and draws millions of revered Christians to its portals. The most renowned monasteries of the region are St. Simon Stylite Monastery, Yayladagi Barleam Monastery and Keldagi Barleam Monastery. The important mosques in the province of Hatay are Habib Neccar Mosque, Seyh Ahmet Kuseyri Mosque and Mausoleum, Külliye of Sokullu Mehmet Pasa, Külliye of Payas Sokullu and Ulu Mosque.