Cave Church of St. Peter

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1 kilometer from the town center on the Syrian road, Antakya, Turkey
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Carved into the side of Mount Starius you’ll find one of Christianity’s oldest churches. Crusaders built the arches outside the entrance to the cave, but the apostle reportedly dug the church himself ... Read more
in order to hold services there. Mass, Liturgical celebrations, and even weddings are still held here.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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It is a must see for everyone visiting Antakya. The place is highly spiritual. There are very old frescoes on the ceiling but sadly they are slowly disappearing. You do not have to be Christian to appreciate and marvel at the history. But those that are familiar with the holy books will be able to relate this location with the history described.

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