Limyra ancient site isn’t an ordinary site because Limyra was the capital of Lycia. This is the story;
Limyra was constructed in 5th century BC. It became the capital of Lycian state. It was also a developed city. Theater and monuments were important buildings of the site. Limyra had an important visitor; son of Caesar, Gaus Caesar. He came here when he was going back to Rome. But he couldn’t go back because he died here. So a monumental tomb was built for him. The skirts of hills were full of rock tombs and hillside houses. The population was big. Also a church and a necropolis were built on the peak of the hill. It was an important site for ancient site. Also it was a diocese in the region.
Limyra ancient site had an important role in history. Lycian state accepted this site as capital. It is one of the worth visiting sites in Turkey.