Myus Archaeological Site is 83 km (51 mile) far to Aydin centurum. It is located near Avşar village, 15 km east of Milletos, at the shore of Bafa Lake. Strabon stated that Myus was founded by Kydrelos, son of Kodros, the king of Athena. According to Strabon, it is one of the cities included in Panionion Union. Herodotos stated that Persian fleet anchored to Myus off-shores in B.C 499. However, Herodotos declared that Myus participated the Lade Sea War in B.C 494 with only three ships. Dionysos tempest of which name is being mentioned in ancient resources and which is made of white marble has been found during the digs. Today, we see in the city, some parts of Dionysos tempest, rampart walls of Archaic Period and the ruins of Byzantine castle.

Open daily between 08:00-17:00

Address: Avşar Köyü, Milet – Aydın
Phone: +90.256.875 52 06
Admission: Free

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