Aphrodisias Location

Aphrodisias is considered to be inside the borders of the region called Caria which included almost all the southwestern Turkey. Today the city and the ruins are in Geyre Village in the province of Aydin, Turkey, and about 230 km from Izmir, 55 km from Nazilli and 101 km from Denizli. It is situated on a plateau 600 meters above sea level.

The city has Baba Dag mountains on east and from the mountains come a number of streams forming Dandalas tributary which flows into Buyuk Menderes River while the Karacasu- Aphrodisias tributary forks off Izmir – Denizli main road.