Foça – Phokaia Turkey

Foça – Phokaia Turkey

Phokaia is located in Foca in the province of Izmir and is one of the twelve Ionian cities. Originally founded as a colony by the settlers from Phocis in Greece, Phokaia quickly developed into an important port city.

The Ionic uprisings that lasted until 494 BC. Persian invasion, after which the ancient city of Phokaia lost its power. Fortunately, many archaeological finds still survive.

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