Laodicea Ancient City was one of three ancient settlements in the valley of the Lycus River, a tributary of the Meander. Colossae is 9 miles to the east, and Hierapolis is 6 miles north. Laodicea Ancient City, where the city once stood is a nearly square plateau rising about 100 feet above the valley floor, […]
Hierapolis was originally a Phrygian cult centre of the Anatolian mother goddess of Cybele and later a Greek city. Its location was centred upon the remarkable and copious hot springs in classical Phrygia in southwestern Anatolia. Its extensive remains are adjacent to modern Pamukkale in Turkey.