Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey  Learn more about Turkey at http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey

8 Best Archaeological Sites of the World (which are not so known)

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey Learn more about Turkey at http://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey

Simena-Kekova Turkey

Simena-Kekova Turkey

Butterfly Valley Faralya, Turkey

Butterfly Valley Faralya, Turkey

Old good #Kaputas  beach - the piece of paradise on Turquoise coast of #Turkey

Old good #Kaputas beach - the piece of paradise on Turquoise coast of #Turkey

20. Aphrodisias: During the Hellenistic, and Roman periods, the small city of Aphrodisias, named for the goddess Aphrodite and located in southwestern Turkey, was a major source of marble. The stone was quarried from nearby hills and shipped all over the Ancient World for use in building facades and sculptures. A number of master sculptors consequently made their home in Aphrodisias, and much of their work has been unearthed and is displayed in the onsite museum.

20 of Turkey’s most impressive historical sites

20. Aphrodisias: During the Hellenistic, and Roman periods, the small city of Aphrodisias, named for the goddess Aphrodite and located in southwestern Turkey, was a major source of marble. The stone was quarried from nearby hills and shipped all over the Ancient World for use in building facades and sculptures. A number of master sculptors consequently made their home in Aphrodisias, and much of their work has been unearthed and is displayed in the onsite museum.

Sorry, but we just had to share this photo! While you may not be able to pose for @colerise's breathtaking views of Fethiye, this summer you too can leave all your cares behind in the crystal clear waters waiting for you!

Sorry, but we just had to share this photo! While you may not be able to pose for @colerise's breathtaking views of Fethiye, this summer you too can leave all your cares behind in the crystal clear waters waiting for you!

How old do you think this fella is? Well over a hundred? I can only imagine the things he's seen.

44 incredible views you’ll only find on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

How old do you think this fella is? Well over a hundred? I can only imagine the things he's seen.

Kurşunlu Waterfalls in Antalya in the middle of a 2 kilometer canyon is worth the visit for the visual splendor and the 200 year old mill!

Kurşunlu Waterfalls in Antalya in the middle of a 2 kilometer canyon is worth the visit for the visual splendor and the 200 year old mill!

After this lovely photo, it should come as no surprise that Fethiye is a favorite of photographers... Spend a totally unforgettable summer in one of the world's most beautiful beaches!

After this lovely photo, it should come as no surprise that Fethiye is a favorite of photographers... Spend a totally unforgettable summer in one of the world's most beautiful beaches!

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