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- Heraklea Linkestis
- Alt Name:
- Heraclea Lyncestis
- Ancient Greece
- 400BC - 301BC
- Stobi, The Skopje Aqueduct ,
about Heraklea Linkestis
Heraklea Linkestis, also known as just Heraklea, is believed to have been founded by King Philip II of Macedon in around the fourth century BC, before being conquered by the Romans in approximately the second century BC.
Located along the important trade route of Via Egnatia, Heraklea Linkestis thrived as a commercial hub. Well-preserved remains of this once thriving settlement can now be seen at the site, including a theatre and baths as well as a Jewish temple and a church. One of the most celebrated aspects of Heraklea Linkestis is its series of vivid mosaics.
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Address: Heraclea Lyncestis, Bitola, Macedonia
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Heraclea Lyncestis is located in the south of the town of Bitola in western Macedonia.
Heraklea Linkestis is open daily, from 9am-6pm (4pm Oct-Mar).
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