Kilis is a town in Southeastern Anatolia, just north of the Syrian border.
Kilis became urbanized mostly during the Ottoman Empire.
As of the early 2020s, the total population of Kilis is about 200,000, roughly half of it natives and the other half Syrian refugees.
There are frequent buses from nearby Gaziantep.
- 1 Kilis bus station (Kilis Otogar).
The historic city centre is made up of narrow streets, which are fascinating to explore.
- 1 Kilis Museum, Akcurun Cd. 27, ☏ .
- 2 Tekke Mosque. 16th century Ottoman mosque complex.
- 3 Kilis Great Mosque (Kilis Ulu Camii).
- 4 Adnan Menderes Park.
- 5 Oylum Höyük. Large, prehistoric mound that was settled at least 4,000 years BC.
- Halı Saha Stadium.
- Truva Cafe Ve Eğlence Merkezi, ☏ .
- Polisevi Hotel, Ekrem Çetin Mahallesi, Yeşiltepe Cd. No:75, ☏ .
- Kilis Luna Suite Hotel, ☏ .
- December 7 University, ☏ .
|Routes through Kilis|
|Tokat ← Gaziantep ←||N S||→ Öncüpınar/al-Salameh → Becomes Syrian road → Tell Rifaat|