The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas and Kastels

Photo by Can Sarica.

The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas and Kastels is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep comprise a medieval public water management system. It consists of underground water tunnels (livas) that bring water to the city and the water structures (kastel) that open the water coming from these tunnels for use. A network system of livas and six kastels have survived.

Map of The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas and Kastels

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas and Kastels
Country
Turkey
Added
2018
Type
Cultural
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2018 Added to Tentative List

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The Underground Water Structures in Gaziantep; Livas and Kastels: Pi┼čirici Mescit and Kastel (T)
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