Tripolis on the Meander also Neapolis , Apollonia and Antoniopolis was an ancient city on the borders of Phrygia, Caria and Lydia, on the northern bank of the upper course of the Maeander
, and on the road leading from Sardes
by Philadelphia to Laodicea ad Lycum
. (It. Ant. p. 336; Tab. Peut.
) It was situated 20 km to the northwest of Hierapolis
Ruins of it still exist near Yenicekent (formerly Yeniji or Kash Yeniji), a township in the Buldan district of Denizli Province, Turkey. (Arundell, Seven Churches, p. 245; Hamilton, Researches, i. p. 525; Fellows, Asia Minor, p. 287.) The ruins mostly date from the Roman and Byzantine periods and include a theater, baths, city walls, and a necropolis. An ancient church, dating back 1,500 years, has been unearthed in 2013.