Ruins of Amasia

Ruins of the metropolis :
King Rock Tombs and Girls’ Palace : 
In Hellenistic Age, it was designed as a space for tombs carved on the lime stone rocks at the south foot of Harşena Mountain. Strabon, the writer of the Antique Age, stated that the tombs belonged to kings. Inside these ruins are two personal baths of the 15th century Ottoman Period.
Mirror Cave : 
The best embroidered and fully done cave on the road to Ziyaret District, it is an monumental sway tomb of Hellenistic Age. Inside the cave is a tomb room as well as partition pictures of the Byzantine Period including those of Mary, Mother of Jesus and Twelve Apostles drawn with brown and red portray from the ceiling to the floor. In the Yeşilırmak gorge are about 25 sway tombs.
Ferhat Water Canal :
Built midway the late Hellenistic Age and prematurely Roman Period, it was designed to meet Antique Amasya ’s water necessity. It was built in accordance inclusive of the water balance system by opening tunnels on the carved rocks also forming vaulted walls taking the earth’s slope in consideration. That’s why, it have been the theme of the celebrated “Ferhat and Şirin Legend” and it is known as “Ferhat Water Canal”.
In the Ferhatarası district, the 2 km-part of the canal can be seen, as it is parallel to the road.
Yassıçal Altar :
To the 3km north-west of Yassıçal District, the altar is active the Antique Roman Road reaching since Erbaa-Horoztepe to Zile.
It is the sacred spot where the religious rituals were detained in the delayed Hellenistic Age also early Roman Periods. The place is surrounded by “Temenna Wall” (a manner of wall used for salutation) also in the central is an “altar”. However, you can only see the ruined walls currently. Among the public, it is established as “Great Saint Hill”.

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