Thermessos; A site where Alexander the Great was defeated

Alexander the Great was a commander who was known with victories. But it is a place where he was defeated. Although he attacked the city, he couldn’t be able to conquer due to the location of the site. It was built on the skirt of mountains.

It was a wealthy site. Although it is an excavated area, we can see the glory of the site. It was built on the skirt of Taurus mountains. There are many monuments on the city such as tomb of Alcetas, an ancient theater and a Hadrian temple.

It is i border of Antalya province today. Also it is one of the important ancient sites of the region. The buildings have a developed engineering and artistic styles.

It is one of the worth visiting places in Antalya.

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