Kaunos

Kaunos

Kaunos was a city of ancient Caria. It is located a few km west of the modern town of Dalyan, Muğla Province, Turkey. The city was an important sea port, the history of which is supposed to date back till the 10th century BC.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Muğla Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 10th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Caria

Later Cultures: Persian + Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Ancient City of Kaunos

Date of Submission: 2014

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