Duration: 7 hours (approx)
Route: Pergamum Acropolis, Asclepion, Red Court(Red Court),Pergamum Archeological Museum
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 6 hours and after will drive you back to your Dikili Harbor, Dikili Hotels, Dikili cruise ship port, Bergama Town in Turkey.
After pick up we will drive to Pergamum Acropolis. It will takes about 30 minute driving to Dikili Port .
Bergama,with historical and cultural ricness,is one of the most special cities of Turkey.In its history of about three thousand years.bergama witnessed many civilizations and continues tos hare the traces and manuscipts of this background this with today.The atlar of Zeus,Basilica as one of the seven churches of christianity,Asclepion is one of the first hospital in histrory,The physician Galen,who is founder of pharmac and parchment presented by Pergamon to the humanity.
In the Full day Pergamum Acropolis tour, 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. Pergamon, has got a famouse kitchen, We will have very tasty and good lunch. Bergama is paradise of olive oil that is one of the indispensible foods of Turkey. We have idiom in Turkey, After dinner, walk or 40 steps, or 40 min sleep, Thats why we have walking to the Red Basilica or Red Court, The most spectacular structure of the ancient Pergamon which was constructed on the plains is Red Basilica. According to data of cult and history, Red Baslica, admired both for its design and huge dimensions, was dedicated to the God of Egypt Serapis,under the reign of Hadrian (A.D 117-138).The temple was converted into a basilica shaped church with three naves by its dedicated to St.John. Thus, it became one of the seven churches of Christianity. Our final visit will be Pergamum Archeological Museum, Most of the archeological Works belonging to vorious periods from Early Bronze Age to Byzantine period were found in excavations cariied out in Bregama and its surroundings. The striking examples among the Works of art found in the ancient settlements in the neigborhood are those belonging to Pergamum sculpture school, Ancient period Works of art from Pitane and Gryneion, and Myrina Terracotta. In the Etnography building, world wide known Pergamum carpets and rugs, cloth weaving samples, hand Works and other opuses are exhibited.
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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