Petra overview
Modern name(s) Tsikhisdziri
Region Pontus
Latitude 41.76847935 N suggest info
Longitude 41.75357096 E
Status Accurate location
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41.768479, 41.753571 === 41.768479 N, 41.753571 E === 41° 46' 6.5" N, 41° 45' 12.9" E
The aim of the “Olkas” project is the promotion of the medieval city –ports of the Black Sea and the cultural heritage preserved in them, in order to contribute to the development of the cultural tourism of the area. This development tents to highlight the cultural, tourist and economic relations in the region, through the medieval monuments preserved. The monuments, movable and immovable, reflect the historical, social, economic and cultural conditions in which culture has been developed. They are also the living witnesses which testify the contacts between these regions. Through the sea routes have been succeed the communication between coastal cities of Black Sea and Aegean with the capital of the Byzantine Empire, Constantinople. These roads, which have been circulated by merchants, soldiers, artists, travelers, pilgrims etc, became a direct way for the transmission of goods, products, ideas, values and artistic trends which have greatly influenced the cultural heritage. The highlight of this communication and association of the cities is the aim of the project "Olkas."
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Guenos, circa 110.8 km (68.8 mi) north
Sarapanis, circa 114.7 km (71.3 mi) east
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Pityus, Pitsunda, circa 193.8 km (120.4 mi) north-west
Sos Höyük, Yigittasi, circa 198.3 km (123.2 mi) south
Uplistsikhe, circa 204.1 km (126.8 mi) east
Ani, Abnicum, circa 206.9 km (128.6 mi) south-east
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Database ID 1931, created 20 Sep 2014, 14:51, Last changed 20 Sep 2014, 14:53