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Denizli youth employed in excavations of Archaeology sites

Denizli youth employed in excavations of Archaeology sites

The Denizli Police Department initiated a project to employ young people and presented certificates to 10 young people who completed their archaeological excavation courses. The project of the Denizli Police Department is initiated for people between the ages of 17 and 21.

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Covered market found in Tripolis ancient city in Denizli

Covered market found in Tripolis ancient city in Denizli

Excavations in the ancient city of Tripolis in Denizli have found a rare find, a covered market bazaar. The site is rare as few other ancient cities have covered bazaars, said Bahadır Duman, an academic at Pamukkale University’s Archaeology Department and

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Ancient church found in Tripolis ancient city in Denizli

A church that dates back 1,500 years was unearthed during excavations at Tripolis ancient city in Buldan, Denizli (Turkey). The church will open to visitors at the end of the year after being covered with a wooden material just like the

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1,900-year-old columns found underground in ancient city of Laodicea

Excavations in the Aegean province of Denizli’s ancient city of Laodicea have revealed 1,900-year-old huge columns seven meters underground. The columns were found in the area known as the northern agora, one of the oldest faith centers in Anatolia. The

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Tripolis Ancient City

Tripolis was founded at 40 km north of Denizli city center along the slopes between Buyuk Menderes stream and Yenicekent town and it was a trading and agriculture center providing transport to Hickory within the Lydia region and to Phrygia regions.

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Laodicea on the lycus, Turkey

Laodicea ancient city, also know as Laodicea on the Lycus, Laodicea ad Lycum, Laodiceia or Laodikeia, was founded on 260 B.C. along the Lykos (Curuksu) River located at 6 km from the Denizli city center in Turkey. The city was originally called Diospolis,

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Hierapolis Ancient City, Pamukkale

Hierapolis Ancient City is located at 24 km to Denizli and was founded by the Bergama King Eumenes II on 190 B.C. The city was named after “Hiera” who was the beautiful wife of the legendry hero Telefos and it

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Colossae Thermal Information (Kaklik Cave)

Today the economy of Honaz is centred on growing cherries, 80% of the crop being exported from Denizli, Turkey, generating up to 35 million dollars of income per annum. There is an annual cherry festival in the town. Tomatoes and other

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Colossae Map

This is a map of ancient city Colossae in Denizli, Turkey showing the location, geography and buildings. This is your ancient map guide and all the information you need. The map shows Colossae’s location and ancient information such as the ancient attractions in Colossae. Click on the map to

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Colossae Church and Ancient History

In 396 BC, during the Persian Wars, the satrap Tissaphernes was lured to Colossae and slain by an agent of the party of Cyrus the Younger. Pliny tells that the wool of Colossae gave its name (colossinus) to the colour of the cyclamen flower. During the Hellenistic period, the

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