The ancient city of Knidos was a highly developed city, the history of which goes back to the 3rd century BC. The city was an important trading port and has brought up the greatest mathematicians, painters and architects of history.
In Knidos Ancient City there was the famous Aphrodite Temple. In the middle of the temple was a statue of Aphrodite, which had a very high artistic value. But the sculpture was later destroyed. Today, only parts of the sculpture remain.