Nicaea Ancient City in Turkey
Date : 05.12.2018 21:16:14
Nicaea Ancient City is located in Iznik. The Nicaea Ancient City is very beautiful destination in Bursa.
Nicaea Ancient City is located in the boundaries of Iznik district of Bursa city, in the Marmara Region of Turkey.
Nicaea is situated in a fertile basin at the eastern end of Lake Ascanius, bounded by ranges of hills to the north and south.
Nicaea is surrounded on all sides by 5 km.of walls about 10 m. high. These are in turn surrounded by a double ditch on the land portions, and also included over 100 towers in various locations. Large gates on the three landbound sides of the walls provided the only entrance to the city.
Today the walls have been pierced in many places for roads, but much of the early work survives and, as a result, it is a major tourist destination.
Category : Ancient Cities in Turkey
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