Olympos (Lycia)

Olympos (Lycia)

Olympos or Olympus, was an ancient city in Lycia. Its ruins are located south of the modern town Çıralı in the Kumluca district of Antalya Province, Turkey. The exact date of the city's foundation is unknown. A wall and an inscription on a sarcophagus have been dated to the end of the 4th century BC.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Antalya Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Lycia

Later Cultures: Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization

Date of Submission: 2009

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