Phaselis Ancient City
Working hours: 08:00 – 19:00
How to go:
- by car ;
- by bus (take LC07 from Yüzüncü Yıl street and drive till Aquarium, do interchange for Phaselis minibus on bus station)
How long does it take: around 2 hours
Phaselis ancient city was built by Rhodian colonists in 700 BC and was alive from Archaic period up to High Medieval period. It was an important place for eastern Lycia and important commerce center for Egypt Greece and Asia.
Now, Phaselis is place of historical interest. There 3 harbors, wide ancient street, Hadrian Waterway Gate, ruins of shops, Roman bath, agoras and theatres, some of them are dated back to 2 BC.