Orthosia Archaeological Site is 45 km (27 mile) far to Aydin centurum. It is located within the borders of Donduran Village in Yenipazar District of Aydın. Strabon, one of the authors of Ancient Period, mentioned about Orthosia as a Karia city. The city which was attacked by Kimmers in B.C 7th century, passed under the sovereignty of Lydia after the victory of Alyattes, the king of Lydia, against Kimmers; it participated to Ionia Union in B.C 6th century and then passed under the sovereignty of Persians as the other Anatolia cities. The theatre and Byzantine buildings still remain standing. Well-protected tombs and graves on the necropolis show qualified workmanship.

Open daily between 08:00-17:00

Address: Donduran Köyü, Yenipazar – Aydın
Phone: +90.256.213 0165
Admission: Free

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