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Elaiussa-Sebaste, Erdemli

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  • Just across the highway from the Med. Sea, about 2.5 kilometers north of Krykos and Maiden's (or Kiz, or Kizkalesi Castle). On the opposite side of the road of those castles (obviously Kis/Maiden is a...  more »
  • About 45 km dar away Mersin city center. Theatre,bath, villas with mosaics. On the mosaics,there are fish figures. Fish figures at mosaics Shows to us after 59 A.D. (first christian's symbol was fish)...  more »
  • We immediately stopped our car to visit the theater which can be seen from the street. What an amazing amphitheater and the ruins of ancient place. Still preserved well and there is some area with moz...  more »
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  • Elaiussa Sebaste is very nice although in some places it is completely abandoned.
  • Very interesting place where history surprises the visitor!
  • 2000 years old and still see the water channels and used fish mosaic!
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  • Silifke-Mersin Highway Mersin 52 km away. The city was founded at the end of the 2nd century BC. According to Strabo, this part of the city part of a land mass located on the island on the other side, this ancient city of Elaiussa and through the merger of the towns of Sebasta. Elaiussa is older. Alqanas_989 in 41 BC by King of Cappadocia in the year 20 BC and designated as the mountainous Cilicia Elaiussa, located in the vicinity from Augustus to become part of the old land when it comes to town lost its importance. The West slope of the Hill and the old name of the island where the land is covered with sand. The dunes under King Archelaos various historical artifacts from previous time periods. These are well preserved 5-nave basilica, theatre caveası, aqueducts, ruins of the Church, olive oil and water cisterns, two marble-columned Palace door, this door 50 m north of the mosaic tiles that contains pictures of various animal Jupiter Temple. Jupiter is the Roman temple, the Temple of 612-column early Hıristyanlık period into churches. Is in the city's cemetery, East and North. On both sides of the road, an ancient stone sarcophagus here and there are grave. The inscription on a sarcophagus was as follows: "Hijinos son of Plütinos, daughter of a sarcophagus for the health of Sebaste cemetery. After she died, will be embedded into the girl in there alone. If someone else buried Treasury this person's family will pay 300 dinars to City Hall, 600. "a two-story façade of the relief on the monumental Tomb there is a Eagle, its wings beneath their feet a serpent, the Eagle's right and to the left of the chain connected to a a child and children with sleeves zincirlidir. There are two lions facing each other on the same chain. All of these works belong to the Roman period.
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