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Oludeniz – Fethiye

Fethiye has been the most important settlement since ancient times. An Anatolian civilization, Lcyians, had this city and the city was called as Telmessos. Telmessos (Fethiye), respectively, remained under the rule of the Persians, Alexander the Great, Egyptian, Roman and Byzantine. Finally, it was participated to Ottoman Empire, and called Beş Kaza. Turkish Republic was [...]

Egyptian Obelisk ( Dikilitaş )

The obelisk was first erected by Pharaoh Tuthmosis III in Upper Egypt. It was brought to the city late in the 4th century and erected in its present site by Emperor Thedosius in AD 390 How can we get there? On  which days it is open? On which days on which hours it is open? [...]

The Basilica Cistern ( Yerebatan Sarnıcı )

Constructed in the 6th century during the reign of Emperor Justinianus, the most prosperous period of the East Roman Empire, the cistern Basilica is 70 m. in width and 140 m. in lenght. The dome, covering an area of 9800 m2, is supported by 336 marble columns arrenged in 12 rows each consisting of 28 [...]

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