Arykanda ancient site;Antalya

Arykanda ancient site is one of the important sites of Small Asia peninsula. It was constructed nearby the highest peak of Antalya mountains. So it is named as ” the site nearby the peak”.

It is known that Arykanda was one of the central sites of Lycian Union. Then Persian Empire came, Alexander the Great then Roman Empire dominated Arykanda.

It was an ancient site which was typically developed Hellenistic site. Developed infrastructure and facilities were unearthed in archeaological excavations. It was so developed that there was a sewage system. It had every sort of facilities such as theaters and great buildings.

The archeaological objects prove us that it was one of the central sites of Lycian Union.

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