Go Turkey
Ayder - Rize

20°C Cloudy Cloudyİstanbul, Turkey
22°C Cloudy CloudyAnkara, Turkey
16°C Mostly Cloudy Mostly CloudyTrabzon, Turkey
15°C Cloudy CloudySamsun, Turkey
21°C Mostly Cloudy Mostly CloudyAntalya, Turkey



«

Xanthos


 

Located around Fethiye, the ancient city of Xanthos once functioned as a capital of the Lycian League. The city witnessed several wars and was destroyed to be built again eventually. Also the center of episcopacy during Byzantine era, Xanthos is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage.

An important city of the Lycian, Persian, Roman civilizations and Byzantium, Xanthos strongly bears Hellenistic and Roman influence. Deserted due to the Arab raids, the ancient city today survives among the pine forest, ready to reveal its history to its curious visitors.


Stories All Stories
  • Information on some things to do when in Assos, one hour south of Troy (by car) Walks: Through the manyMore >>
  • Once i was in kuşadası, and i loved this city. people are very friendly, and beaches are very good, andMore >>