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Didyma (Didim)

20 km S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
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This was once an important religious site of ancient Ionia and home to a large Temple of Apollo.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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20 km S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
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"apollo temple"
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"well worth a visit"
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"day trip"
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"cruise ship"
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"greek world"
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"ancient greek"
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"columns"
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"site"
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"artemis"
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"pilgrimage"
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"compact"
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"medusa"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been comming here to see the temple and have a meal at the nice restaurant the latest being Kayas i think the first one on the run.The temple has history with Alexander the great and though its very nice from the outside i would...More

Thank dawnholley50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of best preserved temples we have seen. This oracle is was more impressive than the one at Delphi. The rock that had been used for the pillars, carvings and building stones was very hard, almost like marble, and withstood the test of...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great visit and loved the history behind the visit very hot day but all in all enjoyable steeped in history beautiful camera shots well worth a holiday memory

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You may think you’ve seen a few temples... but this one is huge. You need a little imagination, but only a little. As the LP guide book says, going here allows you to understand the Temple of Artemis near Ephesus.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were taken aback by the detail in the work on each of the pillars it was obviously a really important place back in the day and its quite amazing to stand below and realise the magnitude of the site and the work that was...More

Thank AngiePetkovic
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful city with friendly and helpful people, loads of shops great beaches and nice views. Went there had lovely Döner in the city it was brilliant and everything is cheap. Shopping centre is a place were anyone should visit it. Nice and cheap stuff there.

Thank Premton K
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Located around 17k away from the more well known Miletus, The temple of Apollo at Didyma was first erected by the ancient Greek c. 8th Century BC. It is thought to have been considered a sacred place well before that though. Today it remains an...More

Thank Kesira
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Didyma was an ancient Greek sanctuary on the coast of Ionia. It contained a temple and oracle of Apollo, the Didymaion. Visit the site during sunset time 😊🌞

Thank mselam
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was one of the most important temples of the archaic world. The original Didymaion was destroyed by the Persians along with Miletus. Alexander the Great began the rebuilding of the temple, designed by Paionios and Daphnis. It was built over a period of about...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small city but beautiful near the sea with a side of historical places like Apollo temple. There is a lot of British people leave in this area.

Thank AlQatabi
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Response from 292bob | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the delay in replying been away. the answer to your question is Its at the point where Ogruluk Cd changes to Ataturk Blv. There id a good view of tha site on Google earth, I hope you enjoy the visit it is a... More
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