turkey archaeological sites

CULTURAL HERITAGE

Xanthos and Letoon: Cities of brave… People of honor…

The archaeological values of Xanthos and Letoon make them very important parts of world heritage. The sites are about 4 kilometers apart and they include the stone inscriptions on which the longest and the most important scripts in Lycian language are written. Xanthos is the place where Sarpedon lived. Sarpedon encouraged Prince Hector during the […]

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CULTURAL HERITAGE

Sagalassos: The forgotten glory on rocky hills of southern Anatolia

There used to be a Roman city, famous with its ceramics and wheat at southern Anatolia. Being in the middle of marble mines, the citizens created a wonderful urban structure following 1st century AD. Here it is, Sagalassos… Sagalassos is located in southwestern Turkey, near Aglasun town of Burdur province. It is about 100 kilometers […]

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