10 Hidden Ancient Treasures in Caria, Turkey

The Sanctuary of Zeus Labraundos, Labraunda, Caria, Turkey

Located at the crossroads of many ancient civilizations, Turkey is a haven for archaeology lovers. Over the centuries, a succession of empires and kingdoms – Hittite, Lydian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and, finally, Ottoman – ruled over Anatolia. The country’s unique cultural legacy, its remarkably beautiful landscape as well as the friendliness of its people… Continue reading 10 Hidden Ancient Treasures in Caria, Turkey

The Hadrianic Baths at Aphrodisias, Caria (Turkey)

The beautiful ancient Greek city of Aphrodisias,┬ástill partly excavated, is one of the most important archaeological sites of the late Hellenistic and Roman period in Turkey.┬áThe city was located in Caria in Asia Minor, on a plateau 600 meters above sea level. Today it lies near Geyre village, some 80 kilometers west of Denizli. The… Continue reading The Hadrianic Baths at Aphrodisias, Caria (Turkey)