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Bodrum – Stratonikeia

The city was established in the 3rd century B.C. The Syrian King Seleukos I, gave his wife Stratonike to his son Antiokhos. Antiokhos established a city in the name of Stratonike, who was first his step mother, and then his wife. According to Strabon, who was a traveler and a writer, the city was full of very beautiful buildings.

There are chamber graves at the side of the holy road in front of the entrance door of the city. The holy road starting from the entrance door passes through the necropolis and reaches to the Hekate holy area in Lag