Antandros Archaeology Site – Balikesir

Antandros Archaeology Site is 88 km (54 mile) far to Balikesir centurum. Antandros is in Balıkesir and North of Edremit an important city of Troas. Antandros manages the way which connect Mysia and Aiolis to Troas, on the skirt of Kaletaşı Hill and east of Kaletaşı Hill. Excavations at this citadel on the south shore of…

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Yörük Ali Efe Museum – Aydin

Yörük Ali Efe Museum is 40 km (24 mile) far to Aydin centurum. Ali was born in Kavaklı, a village near Sultanhisar in Aydın, in 1895. His father İbrahimoğlu Abdi belonged to Sarıtekeli clan, and his mother Fatma, to Atmaca clan, both of which were Yörük clans. His father died when he was an infant….

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Tralleis Archaeological Site – Aydin

Tralleis Archaeological Site is 3 km (1 mile) far to Aydin centurum. Founded within the borders of today’s Aydın. According to the myths, it was established by Argostians and barbarian Tralleissians. However, it must have been a city already settled by Karians. After it was occupied by Alexander in B.C. 334, sovereignty over the city…

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The Temple of Apollo – Aydin

The Temple of Apollo is 103 km (64 mile) far to Aydin centurum. The fourth largest sanctuary in the Greek world after the Temple of Artemis (and the Heraion of Samos and the Olympieion at Sicily), the Didymaion was built to rival the Artemision, employing one of the same architects, who was completing his work…

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The Aphrodisias Museum – Aydin

The Aphrodisias Museum is 86 km (53 mile) far to Aydin centurum. Opened to visitors in 1979, the museum is near the ancient city of Aphrodisias, and only the pieces taken out from the excavations in Aphrodisias are exhibited. By the end of the year 1997, the registered objects at the museum were 12.697 pieces. Prehistoric…

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Priene Archaeological Site – Aydin

Priene Archaeological Site is 66 km (41 mile) far to Aydin centurum. The remains of the city on Mt. Mykale are positively identified as Priene by inscriptions and coins. Practically no remains dating to earlier than the mid-fourth century were found at the site, however, despite its extensive excavation. The Germans concluded from this and…

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Piginda Archaeological Site – Aydin

Piginda Archaeological Site is 81 km (50 mile) far to Aydin centurum. Acoording to Stephanos from Byzantion, it is small Karia city which is located 7 km north of Çamlıdere Village in Bozdoğan District of Aydın. Our information about the city is very limited as no research has been carried out. In the city consisting…

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Orthosia Archaeological Site – Aydin

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…

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Nysa Archaeological Site – Aydin

Nysa Archaeological Site is 31 km (19 mile) far to Aydin centurum. Nysa is one of the Karia cities within the borders of Sultanhisar District of Aydın. The most important information on the city is from Strabon, who lived in Nysa most of his life. Strabon tells us that the city consisted of two parts….

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Myus Archaeological Site – Aydin

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…

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