Aphrodisias

Aphrodisias

Aphrodisias was a small ancient Greek city in the historic Caria cultural region of western Anatolia, Turkey. It is located near the modern village of Geyre southeast of İzmir. The city was the provincial capital of the region and Roman province of Caria. Aphrodisias was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Aydın Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 6th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greek

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Ancient Greek & Roman Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Aphrodisias

Date of Inscription: 2017

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