Magydos; A missing site of Mediterranean region

Magydos ancient site

As we mentioned that Mediterranean region has a lot of special ancient sites. Unfortunately some of them are missing. We lose them because of urbanization. Magydos ancient site is one of them. It is the ancient site that is located in border of Antalya province.

It is thought that it is dated back to 4th century BC. It had an autonomous ruling order. The city had coins printed in Roman Empire period. It was a port city and it had great beaches. The site was surrounded with walls and there were various buildings in the site.

Magydos ancient site

Urbanization and ignorance are enemies of historical sites. They are our treasures, we have to take care of them.

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