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Initially, the gates of Myndos were part of the city walls and served as the western entrance to Halicarnassus.
The gates were named after the ancient city of Myndos, towards which they were facing. Over time, the gate was fortified by three towers, one of which can be observed today.
During the siege of the city by Alexander the Great in 334 BC. near these gates were the most fierce battles and only with great difficulty the Macedonians managed to win.
The commander demanded to destroy the city and the walls, and without waiting for the surrender of two castles continued to move to Phrygia, leaving an armed detachment in the city, which he carried out your task.
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