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- Cities XXL 2015
Decaios is a little Greek city on an island in Aegean Sea. The story of the city starts around 450 BC with the foundation of Decapolis by Athenian settlers. The commercial city became rich and prosperous until the invasion of the Roman Empire; the city is progressively abandoned. Around 1100, the fortress of Decaios is built next the Greek city by the Byzantine Empire to defend the Aegean sea. Then the city is conquered by Ottomans and Islam spreads in the city, Decaios was a hub of Ottoman trade and some mosques were built during this time. In 1822, Greece became independent and the city has lost much of its wealth but during the late 20th century, tourism makes prosperous Decaios again, a commercial port is built, and many hotels are emerging.
The city became these last 20 years an important tourist place, with the old town, ruins of ancient Greece and the sandy beaches. The city is also known for its wines and olive oil.
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