Priene

Priene

Priene was an ancient Greek city of Ionia located in Aydın Province, Turkey. The city was constructed entirely within the 4th century BC. The ruins include theatre, agora, sanctuaries dedicated to Zeus and Demeter and most importantly the Temple of Athena.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Aydın Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 4th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greek

Later Cultures: Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Ancient Greek & Hellenistic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Archaeological Site of Priene

Date of Submission: 2018

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