Patara

Patara

Where is Patara Ancient City?

Patara Ancient City is located in the present-day Ovageleş Village, at the southwest end of the Xanthos valley, between Fethiye and Kalkan, and is one of the most important and oldest cities of Lycia. Prof. from Akdeniz University. Dr. The ancient city of Patara, which has been excavated by Fahri Işık and his team since 1988, has a special importance in addition to its archaeological and historical values, as it is one of the rare beaches where Mediterranean turtles Caretta-Caretta lay their eggs and breed for millions of years.