REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Sardes

ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS, ANCIENT CITIES

Sardes
Situated in Salihli - Manisa province, it is an antique city which served as capital to the Lydian State. Archaelogical digs since the 19th century have revealed important works such as the Artemis Temple, gymnasium, stadium, Roman and Byzantine baths. The picture shows a section of the gymnaisum.