THE ANCIENT CITY OF LEARTES



This is an ancient city settled at the piedmont of Cebel-i Reis mountain located 25 kilometres east of Alanya. It was discovered in the region known as Mountainous Cilicia, during the ancient times. The town possesses an agora, a bouleuterion and a large necropolis. A recently discovered epigraph written in Phoenician Language in 7th century BC is currently exhibited in the Alanya Museum.