Zerzevan Castle and Mithraeum

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Zerzevan Castle and Mithraeum is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

At the Roman built Zerzevan Castle an important Mithras temple has been discovered. It was located underground. It shows the spread of this originally Persian cult among Roman soldiers. The military settlement also held underground water cisterns, rock tombs and 2 Christian churches.

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Full Name
Zerzevan Castle and Mithraeum
Country
Turkey
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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2020 Added to Tentative List

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