Termessos

Termessos

Termessos was a Pisidian city built at an altitude of more than 1000 metres in the Taurus Mountains in Antalya province, Turkey. Termessos is one of the best preserved of the ancient cities of Turkey and because of its natural and historical riches, the city has been included in a national park bearing its name, the Mount Güllük-Termessos National Park.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Antalya Province

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Hittite

Later Cultures: Ancient Greek + Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman & Byzantine Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Güllük Dagi-Termessos National Park

Date of Submission: 2000

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