Pergamon Small Group Tour from Izmir

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Turkey, Turkish Aegean Coast, Izmir
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  • 9 hours
  • Izmir
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

* On this Pergamum and Asclepion tour see one of the Seven Churches of Revelation known as The Seven Churches of Apocalypse mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation.
* Discover the 4th century city of Pergamum home to one of the largest ancient libraries, the impressive Altar of Zeus and the inclined Theatre of Anatolia.
* You will see the Roman Medical Center remnants of Asklepion where Galen, a famous physician, completed his finest work.

Itinerary
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Stop At: İzmir, Turkey

Meeting with your professional tour guide will be awaiting you with a board where your name is written at hotel lobby. Then you will join your guide to get to the van. Driving you will be arrived to ruins stand.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pergamon Theatre, Kurtulus Mah. Akrapol Yolu No:2 Bergama Merkez, Bergama, Bergama Turkey

The city is situated at 100 km north of Izmir. The Roman historian Pliny Called it: "By far the most famous city in all Asia". The cause for this importance was this: When John wrote his Letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred years. After the mythical times, Pergamum Had been the scene of several cultures, ranging from those of the Stone and Bronze Ages until the Archaic and Classical Periods. Among the temples, palaces and agora’s, the Asclepion, which were constructed in the course of one century, belonged the big Zeus Altar and the Parchment Library. They stand as the most brilliant works of Art of the fourth and third century B.C. in Anatolia. The Parchment Library housed the most famous collection of Books of that time, written on a type of processed lamb and goat skins. This was a process invented in Pergamum, when the rulers of Ptolemean Egypt embargoed the export of Egyptian papyrus sheets to Pergamum.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Asklepion, Zafer Mah. Prof. Dr. Frieldhelm Korte Cad. No:1, Bergama 35700 Turkey

Other magnificent buildings of this period are the Temple of Athena and those of Demeter and Dyonisos. After The Lunch We will continue to Asclepion. Asclepion was known under the name of "The Pergamum God of Health". In ancient times there were in this Part of the world three favourite religious shrines and holy places. They were: the Artemisia of Ephesus, the Apollo cult of Delphi and that of Asclepius Pergamum. Asclepius the deity health and medicine served the people For several hundred years; thus making Pergamum a medical centre of very great imp ortance. Famous medical Scholars, like Hippocrates and Galenus, were born in Pergamum and worked there.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Izmir, Izmir, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

Drive to Hotel.
The end of our services.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Professional Licenced Tour Guide
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicles
  • Professional Driver
  • Entrance fees
  • Parking Fees
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Pergamon Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - The Asklepion

Exclusions
  • Personal Expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • izmir port



Departure Time

8:00 AM

Voucher info

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Duration

9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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