This site, which was the capital of Lycia, illustrates the blending of Lycian traditions and Hellenic influence, especially in its funerary art. The epigraphic inscriptions are crucial for our understanding of the history of the Lycian people and their Indo-European language.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

3 sites in this World Heritage

  • Xanthos
  • Xanthos bis [outlier]
  • Letoon

Xanthos bis [outlier]

DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Turkey 
Category
Cultural
Name
Xanthos-Letoon
Selection Criteria (?)
(ii)(iii)
Year of Registered
1988
Keyword
Registered in 1988