Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization

Photo by Can Sarica.

Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization represent mainly Hellenistic and Roman sites such as Patara (the capital), Xanthos, Pinara, Olympos, Myra and Tlos. 23 cities formed the Lycian League, a democratic union. Their most notable monuments are the rock-cut tombs.

Map of Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization
Country
Turkey
Added
2009
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2009 Revision

Extended from former TWHS Myra (1984).

2009 Added to Tentative List

The site has 7 locations

Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Patara (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Xanthos (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Pinara (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Olympos (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Myra (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Tlos (T)
Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization: Phaselis (T)
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