Archaeological Site of Assos

Photo by Can Sarica.

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

Assos comprises the ruins of an Ancient Greek city. Its Temple of Athena (530 BC) was built in the style of the Doric order. The city had a port, a paved road and the usual Greek public buildings such as a theatre, a gymnasium, an agora and a bouleuterion (assembly house).

Map of Archaeological Site of Assos

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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
Archaeological Site of Assos
Country
Turkey
Added
2017
Type
Cultural
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2017 Revision

Renomination of former TWHS Assos: Hellenistic city walls (1984-1996)

2017 Added to Tentative List

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Archaeological Site of Assos (T)
WHS 1997-2021