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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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Ancient theater of Hierapolis brought back to life for art performances

Renovations at the theater of the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, have been completed.  The theater at Denizli’s ancient city of Hierapolis, known for its healing water, will be hosting artistic performances to celebrate

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Laodicea excavations reveal Denizli symbol

During excavations at Laodicea ancient city in Turkey, excavation member Prof. Dr. Celal Şimşek has said that his team has found a relief of two fighting roosters, the symbol of Denizli. The excavations in the area started in 2003 and

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