Ruins and columns of the Temple of Apollo.
A lion guards the entry way.
There were originally 122 Ionic columns, only three remain intact.
The columns were measured to be 60 ft tall with a 6 feet diameter. (Source here.)
Relief of a Griffin
Medusa's Head, possibly carved by Aphrodisias. (Source here.)
A few facts about Didyma:
- Didyma was known as a cult center in Miletus (Source here.)
- Alexander the Great captured Miletus and handed Miletus full administration of the oracle. (Source here.)
- "The Temple of Apollo (Didymaion) was the largest and wealthiest Ionic temple in Anatolia and was renowned for its holy relics, its treasury, its sacred spring and sacred laurel grove." (Source here.)