Phaselis. Turkey. View of Agora of Hadrian which opens up into the city square in the centre of the city. The Agora, the commercial heart of the city, was built during the visit of Roman Emperor Hadrian (117-138) AD. In Byzantine times a small basilica was built in a section of it. The ancient Lycian city of Phaselis is located in the Antalya Province in Southern Turkey.