Duration: 7 hours (approx)
Route: Pergamum Acropolis, Asclepion, Allianoi Ancient Spa Town
You shall be picked up from the Dikili Harbor, Dikili or Bergama Hotels, Dikili cruise ship port, Bergama Town. Your Pergamum tour guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Your Pergamun Tour Guide or Turkish Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary Izmir a City map,Turkey map and Turkey brochures. Pergaon tour will take about 7 hours and after will drive you back to your Dikili Harbor, Dikili Hotels, Dikili cruise ship port, Bergama Town in Turkey.
We are highly recommending this tour to the doctors, Pharmacist and nurses.
After pick up we will drive to Pergamum Acropolis. It will takes about 30 minute driving to Dikili Port.
Arrival to Pergamum, We will get the cable-car for Pergamum Acropolis, It will takes about 5 minutes,Then visit Pergamum Acropolis is completely reinforced city with its social and commercial structures constructed on the land terraces between streets and squares.The Atlar of Zeus,the Temple of Dionysus,the Temple of Demeter,the Great Library containing 200.000 bundles of books, Theater, Gymnasium, Royal Palaces,the Temple of Trojan, Aqueducts,Fountains and Cisterns,and Arsenals are the most important structures constructed in Pergamum Acropolis.After Pergamon Acropolis we will drive about 10 minutes to Pergamon Asclepion, ancient historian was shortly saying for Asclepion, ”The place where Death is Forbidden to enter and Testaments are not opened” which is the largest medical center of the period including “serpentine column” as the symbol of modern medicine and pharmacy, was constructed in the name of Asclepios, the god of healing and medicine, and remained as a famous thretament center until A.D IV century.The findings reveal that surgical operations were also performed in Asclepion in addition to diets, hot and cold baths and physical exercises as the three basic components. Futhermore, patients were treated in this center with medicines, herbs, music, mud and sun baths, and psychotherapy based on splash, inspiration and dream interpretation. Asclepion, accessed from the Sacred Way, 1 km long street, now hosts its visitors with its Library, Theater, The Temple of Asclepios, Sacred Fountain, and Underground Passages. The psychotherapy conferences attended by specialist from many diffrent regions of the world have been held in Asclepion for 36 years. After the lunch break we will drive 18 km to Old Roman Spa Town of Allianoi, Allianoi is an ancient spa settlement, with remains dating predominantly from the Roman Empire period located near the city of Bergama and Dikili in Turkey’s Izmir Province. The ancient site of Allianoi is being threatened by the construction of a dam. Excavated by archaeologists only relatively recently, the ancient spa complex of Allianoi near Bergama in western Turkey has already revealed many historically rich monuments, including the thermal baths, bridges, streets and dwellings, and provided important scientific insights into Roman art, architecture, engineering, hydrology, medicine and pharmacology. Enlarged by the Emperor Hadrian, Allianoi dates mainly from the 2nd century AD, a time of emerging urban centers in Anatolia and of the construction of the famous Asklepion of nearby Pergamon.
After Pergamon tour, you have taken in the sights your Pergamon Tour guide will give you approx one hour free time to stroll at your leisure or relax have some refreshments in the Cafe. When the Pergamum tour has finished your Pergamum Tour guide will return you to your pick up point.
OPTIONAL PERGAMUM CARPET WEAVING SCHOLL
Pergamum is also an important city in terms of Carpet business. Pergamum carpets, among the most advanced crafts of the city and having an ethnographic value,gained world wide reputation.Pergamum Carpets are grouped under 18 main headings and four regions according to the color ,pattern,shape and weaving techniques used.These regions are as follows.
Kozak Region/Pergamum Turkey (Gulbas,Kilaz,Karaceli,Yagcibedir)
Yuntdagi Region/Pergamum Turkey (Derici, Yuncu,Sarikeci,Maldan,Gaylan)
Yagcibedir Region/ Pergamum Turkey (Kocaoba,Yagcibedir,Mazili,Caglan,Yenice,Samanlik,Islamlar,Kizilcukur)
Karadag Region/ Pergamum Turkey (Hardal,Kaan,Muslu,Cepni,Yagcibedir)
Today,the most known carpet among these four regions is Yagcibedir Carpet,also called as Kiz(girl) Bergama.
PS: Pergamum tours we provide are private tours which means they include a driver and a separate tour guide who speaks english and they will accompany you throughout the tour and they will be able to answer any questions or queries during your tour. Those who book in advance avoid the rush and tight squeezes of traveling with all of the crowds.
- Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
- Parking Fees of vehicle
- Pick up From Dikili Harbor, Izmır Port, Izmir Airport, Dikili and Bergama Hotels
- Drop off to Dikili Harbor, Izmır Port, Izmir Airport, Dikili and Bergama Hotels
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities to the guide and driver.
- Personal expenses.
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