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Among the most spectacular in Turkey, the site has remarkable remains from the Roman and Byzantine periods.
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8 km (5 mi) from Bergama, Bergama, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you go it is best to:- - catch the cable car up - walk around the sites on the hilltop. - when done, walk down the steps of the huge amphitheatre to the temple on the right as you reach the bottom. - then...More

Thank SteveMariners
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Pergamum was very enjoyable. You should plan to spend at least 2 hours exploring. It is the next best preserved ancient biblical city in Turkey after Ephesus. In the summer it is very hot! You will the ruins of the temple, the Acropolis, and a...More

Thank ChristinaZ527
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This ancient city and all its temples, sites and theatres are so cool. I loved the history here. I took the gondola up here on a windy but hot day and walked all over the city. I later found out that there were more things...More

Thank GZCS
Reviewed 31 August 2018

İf You think that You can find the classic culture only in Europe You are wrong and You are just forgetting the ancient History. İn Turkey You will find one of the most amazing location of the Greek Culture and of the Mediterranean people integration....More

Thank RobertoVito
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

You must visit the Ruins of Pergamum - we were amazed by its good condition and you can clearly image stepping back 2000+ years in history. Make sure you carry some water and apply lots of sunscreen. Taking an audio guide is recommended.

Thank Nomadic S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed wandering around these ruins and seeing everything and trying to imagine how it would have looked which wasn't that hard with the diagrams and layout still there.The size of the theater was amazing and the fact that so much of it is still...More

Thank MattArnold10
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Everybody should come and see! Enjoy the history and the view. It was not very hot thanks to the wind.

Thank Maps550614
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I got driven to the top which is highly recommended. It was then a terrific tour of the sites at the top with fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. This is really a commanding site. Lots to explore - the White Trajan temple, the theatre...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

One of the larger Roman ruins cities I've seen. Paths lead you around the different buildings. Signing could be better, the cable cart leading to the city on the other hand is relativly new and provides a stunning view while you take the easy way...More

Thank aparovers
Reviewed 28 July 2018

After breakfast these ruins were a 30 minute up hill walk. A lot of restoration work has been done. Great views of the surrounding area

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Response from Greg F | Reviewed this property |
Might be tough to squeeze it all in in an hour, but definitely worth a visit. If the hour does not include time getting to Pergamum or getting back to Izmir then it’s worth it.
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