Xanthos

Xanthos

Xanthos was an ancient city in Lycia, located today in Kınık, Antalya Province, Turkey. The ruins include the Harpy Tomb, the Xanthian Obelisk and the remains of a Roman amphitheater. The city was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Antalya Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Lycia

Later Cultures: Ancient Greek + Perisan + Hellenistic + Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Xanthos-Letoon

Date of Inscription: 1988

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