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CULTURAL HERITAGE

Izmir’s old town “Kemeralti” takes step for UNESCO World Heritage List

ENGIN TATLIBAL ● Izmir’s historic city center, which has 2500 years of history and covering Kemeralti, Kadifekale and Basmane regions, has taken the first step to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Temporary List nomination application was submitted to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to be forwarded to UNESCO. The application file prepared […]

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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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