€ 65,00

Tour Information

During the tour, you will visit the great ancient city of Pergamum,Trajan Temple,Asklepion with a local private guide who is an expert in the field.

Details Of The Tour:

At your pick-up time, you’ll be met by your guide at the Izmir Port and set off to Pergamum.  As one of the seven churches addressed in the Book of Revelation, the city of Pergamum was the core of a vast kingdom in the Hellenistic era that maintained its status as a political and cultural leader into the Byzantine period. Its Acropolis, which rises 1300 feet above the lower city located on the plain of the Caicus River, is a must-see with its monuments and constructions dating back to the Hellenistic Age. You’ll see, for instance, the great Hellenistic theatre, which is known to be the steepest ancient theatre known with a seating capacity of 10,000 people. After examining the superior construction techniques of the Hellenic civilization with some Roman additions such as the Trajan Temple, you’ll proceed to the Asklepion and discover one of the earliest known medical complexes dedicated to the god of health, Asklepios, son of Apollo. The treatment techniques used by the famous doctor Galenos here, including healing water, mud cure, sports, theater psychotherapy, are considered as the very foundations of modern medicine. After the tour, you will be transferred to the Izmir Port.

Included:

  • Entrance fees to sites
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Lunch
  • Pick up/Drop off from Izmir Port
  • Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle.

Excluded:

  • Beverage
  • Tips to the guide&driver (optional)
  • Personal expenses

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