Antakya: Ezan, church bells, autumn…An ancient city that embraces different religions and cultures. In ancient times known as the second largest city in the world, Antakya has hosted many different cultures peacefully for centuries; thus, presenting us with the one of the world’s most exquisite cuisines.
The local olive oil, mountain thyme, also known as Zahter, famous Antakya olives, cheese and spices are combined with a cuisine influenced by Syrian, Lebanese, Ottoman and French. The colored cubes in Antiochia’s logo symbolize the different cultures and diversity of Antakya. One symbolizes religions, second the food and third the mosaic museum.