Aspendos is one of the important ancient sites of Mediterranean region. 2019 is declared as Aspendos year in Antalya. It is well known ancient site with a theater from Roman period and water channels.
The water channels were developed for the ancient era and also the theater had some futurist features for the era. It has been still standing for centuries. The site had pressed coins and it had a great economy with wide range of export products including olive oil and salt.
Also it was one of the ancient sites that had a long lasting life. There was a settlement even in Seljuk period of region.