Stratonikeia (Turkey)


Stratonikeia – also translated as  Stratoniceia , Stratoniki, and Stratonike and Stratonice

Stratonikeia is located in the Yatagan district of the Mugla province at the Eskihisar Village.  Stratonikeia has been inhabited continuously from the Late Bronze Age (1500 BC) to the present. The name of the settlement was Atriya during the Hittite Period, Khrysaoris and Idrias during the Classical Period and Stratonikeia during the Hellenistic Period. In 130/129 BC the region became a part of the Roman Republic Empire.   From the Early Byzantine Period The population started to decrease in the Early Byzantine period and during the Middle Byzantine period continued to shrink.

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Gymnasium – Total length of the building is estimated to be 267 m and  is the largest known gymnasium from the Ancient Period.

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Water channel to latrine

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Turkish bath






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Water storage facility

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Inlet for water storage

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Inlet for water storage

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