With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city of
established during the Greek and Roman times and is one of the most valuable
settlements that have survived to the present day. Located in Aydın province,
the city is dedicated to Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty.
As a center of art, sculpture, architecture and worship, Aphrodisias has always
attracted the attention for its magnificent Temple of Aphrodite. The value of
the unearthed monuments and artifacts in the area has been rising exponentially
while the excavation works are still in progress. The ancient city has
also an archeological museum bearing the same name of the site.