Patara. Turkey. View of the colonnaded main street avenue which connected the inland port in the north to the Agora in the South. Egyptian granite columns were used on the eastern side and white marble columns were used on the western side. The west side has a stoa with a row of shops. The street originally dates from around 1st century BC. The ancient Lycian seaport Capital city of Patara, was one of the six principle cities of Lycia (Lycian League) and the site of a major sanctuary of Apollo, possibly second only to that of Delphi.
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