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Ionian city of the mother goddess (Meter Gallesia)

A sanctuary of Zeus Krezimos has also been excavated here recently. There is a fine theatre with... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Rod F
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Amazing Theatre

We wanted to visit Metropolis site after seeing a review of the recent archeological excavations... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
Sarahlilibet
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Just outside of town of Torbali, Torbali, Turkey
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

A sanctuary of Zeus Krezimos has also been excavated here recently. There is a fine theatre with several seats and pedestal bearing decoration and reliefs. The bath complex.still being excavated, is quite extensive. A lot of money has been spent to provide safe access to...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We wanted to visit Metropolis site after seeing a review of the recent archeological excavations. Whilst some of the site was closed, we saw the theatre and the carvings on the seats at the front and some of the mosaics. The Bouleterion is well preserved....More

Thank Sarahlilibet
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a still-developing site just outside Torbali, on the other side of the motorway to Ephesus. It is quiet, because of its location, compared to the more famous Efes, but that doesn't detract from it! It is quite a demanding visit and certainly not...More

Thank CesmeTraveller
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Ionian' historical city; well preserved and worth to pay a visit. However, as it goes to most of the things in Turkey, no PR, no marketing at all. It has a potential to become very famous and help Torbali and surroundings to get benefit of...More

Thank harund
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I had been looking forward to visiting Metropolis for some time, having read an article on some of the recent discoveries, but was really disappointed. A lot of money has been spent on infrastructure – fantastic car park, wooden paths round much of the site...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Very beatiful best preserved ancient city. And this august opened to public visit. If you boring to visit ephesus. You should visit this new excavated ancient city.

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

We found about the site by internet and decided to visit. However, it is not open to public yet and it was not easy to find the location (do not trust your navigation devices). Since there was only us trying to see inside the guard...More

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