Aphrodisias Turkey

With a history that goes back to 5000 BC. The ancient city of Aphrodisias was founded during the Greek and Roman times and is one of the most valuable settlements that have survived to this day. The city in Aydın Province is dedicated to the aphroditic goddess of love and beauty.
As a center for art, sculpture, architecture, and worship, Aphrodisias has always drawn attention to its magnificent Temple of Aphrodite. The value of the excavated monuments and artifacts in the area has grown exponentially while excavation work is ongoing. The ancient city also has an archaeological museum of the same name as the site.

Previous articleEcotourism Turkey
Next articleHalicarnassus Turkey

Related Stories

Discover

Termessos Turkey

Termessos was built on a natural platform on Mount Güllük (Solymos) and is one...

Hierapolis Turkey

Located near the natural wonder of Pamukkale, the ancient city of Hierapolis was founded...

Xanthos Turkey

The ancient city of Xanthos is near Fethiye and was once the capital of...

Telmessos Turkey

Telmessos is located near Fethiye and takes its name from the son of the...

Patara Turkey

The ancient city of Patara lies between Fethiye and Kalkan and is known as...

Sardes Turkey

Sardis, the capital of the Kingdom of Lydia, is located in the city of...

Popular Categories

Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here