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ANTIOCHEIA AD CRAGUM

It is located at the east of Gazipasha, in a village called " South Village ( Guney Koy ) " which is 18 km away from the town. The area has taken its name from the King of Kommagene, 4th Antiochus. The ruins of the city gathered on three hills. On the first hill, from west to east, located a castle from the Middle Ages, on the second hill there is a colonnaded street, an agora, a bath, a victory arch and a church, lastly, there is a Necropolis on the third hill. The buildings of the old city dated to the Roman and Byzantium periods. At the Necropolis of the city, the monumental graves with cradle vaults and precourtyards are preserved well. The temple in the area must have been built for the God " Zeus Lamotes ".

ADANDA - LAMOS

This ancient city is located at the 15th km. to northeast of Gazipasa. It was built at the peak of a mountain, 2 km. to the east of Adanda. The city is surrounded with city walls. There is a big tower at the east gate of the city. We can mention two other temples and a fountain carved into the rocks at the other ruins of the city. Also at the Necropolis there are very important one-piece-carved-stone sarcophagi. Possibly the city was the capital of the area called " Lamotis ". The ruins reflect the culture and the art of Clycia. The peak period of the city must have been during the reign of Gallianus.

NEPHELIS

It is located 12 km away from Gazipasha, in a village called " Bananacity Village ( Muzkent Koy ) ". South of the city surrounded with sea and rocky hills. The old city is on the Acropolis and the ruins lie east to west. The buildings of the ruins are a castle from the Middle Ages, an odeon, a temple, the waterways and a necropolis which were dated to Roman and Byzantium periods. The inscriptions from the city are displayed at Alanya Museum. It consists of eulogies for the Byzantium Emperor Xenon. Also we can see the name of the Mayor of Clycia Cornelius Dexter, in another inscription. This inscription has been written from the people of the city and the Council of State. The small Odeon in the city represents the cultural activities of those times.

SELINUS

The old city is located close to Gazipasa. The Acropol was built on a hill. In this city there is a Middle Age castle. The walls and the towers of the castle are well preserved. There are also a church and a cistern on the Acropolis. The ruins of the city consist of baths, an agora, a kiosk, water canals, arches and a necropolis. Selinus is one of the most important cities of the mountainous area of Clickya. The city is named after the Roman Emperor Traian, who died in this city.

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