Gordion

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Gordion is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Gordion comprises the archaeological site of the capital of ancient Phrygia. It dates from the 9th century BC. The citadel mound was enclosed by a wall; later the city was extended to lower and outer towns outside the walls. The area also holds over 150 tumuli, including the one for the Phrygian king Midas.

Map of Gordion

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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
Gordion
Country
Turkey
Added
2012
Nominated for
2022
Type
Cultural
Link
By ID
2012 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Gordion

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Gordion (T)
WHS 1997-2021