Patara

Patara

Patara, later Arsinoe, was a flourishing maritime and commercial city on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in Antalya Province. The city was noted in antiquity for its temple and oracle of Apollo, second only to that of Delphi.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Antalya Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greek

Later Cultures: Lycian + Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Ancient Greek & Hellenistic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization

Date of Submission: 2009

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