Antiocheia ad Cragum Ancient City

Antiocheia ad Cragum Ancient City is in Güneyköy Nohut Yeri, approximately 64 km from Alanya and 21 km from Gazipaşa.
The city was within the region's borders known as "Mountain Cilicia" in Antiquity. It was inhabited during the Roman and Byzantine Periods and whose history is estimated to date back two thousand years. It was named after the Commagene King IV. He got it from Antiochos.
The ruins of Antiocheia Ad Cragum Ancient City, on the coast of the Mediterranean, at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level, are spread over a wide area today.
The buildings in the city are on three hills descending steeply towards the sea. In the first section, you can see the triumphal arch, columned street, bath, agora and church ruins. The second part is the necropolis area, where the tomb structures unique to the Cilicia Region are. The third section consists of medieval castle ruins on steep rocks extending to the sea. To the north of the city are the remains of a temple. In the city center, there is a building called Triconchos, with three walls in the form of an apse, which is thought to have a religious function.
Found in 2015 during archaeological excavations in the city, 2nd century or The Head of Medusa, which is estimated to belong to the 3rd century, also attracted attention. The face of the head, with snakes still visible in its hair, is in good condition, not too damaged.
Delik Deniz and Kral Bay is reached by passing through the Antiocheia Ad Cragum Ancient City. It offers visitors a unique adventure in interacting with different cultures making the region known to wider masses. The ancient city, which was once known as an important trade center thanks to its location, attracts history and nature lovers with its attractive natural beauties and history.