Milas, which is known as “Milasa” in Archaic Age, is an important religious center as well as it becomes capital city of Caria region at the same time. The sightseeing works in the city are remians of extant Temple of Zeus from archaic age, in Hisarbaşı district of Milas, traces of Zeus from archaic age, in Hisarbaşı district of Milas, traces of Baltalı Gate and city walls and Gümüşkesen Memorial Tombs. Lion sculpture on Gumuskesen Memorial Tomb is disassembled from its place by English archaeologist Newton and moved into British Museum in the middle of 19th Century. Architectural structures such as Hacı İlyas Bey Mosque (13309, belonging to Menteşeoğulları period, Ulu Cami, Belen Mosque, converted from church to mosque, and Firuzbey Mosque, belonging to Ottoman period (at the end of 14th Century), Ağa mosque and Çöllü Hostelry, Yanık Hostelry, Sünnetçi Hostelry, Caput Hostelry reach today. Peçin Castle, constructed in 14th Century by Menteşeoğulları, is located in 5km south of Milas. There are historical buildings such as Yelli Mosque, Ahmet Gazi Medresesi (1375) and Kizil Hostelry within this castle.
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