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BODRUM

According to the famous traveler-historian-philosopher Herodotus*, ancient Halicarnassus was founded in an area called Caria by Dorians who mixed with the native populations called Lelegians and Carians. With Cnidus, Cos on the island of the [...]

LETOON

Located 4 km / 2,5miles away from Xanthos, Letôon was the religious center of the Lycian League where three temples, placed side by side, were erected. The first of these, constructed at the end of the 5 C BC in Ionic order, was dedicated [...]

XANTHOS

The ancient city is located near the village of Kinik on a hill in a gorgious natural location overlooking the Esen River. Xanthos long remained independent until it was taken over by the Persians: according to Herodotus, were the warriors [...]