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Perge, Aspendos and Side Tour

Perge, Aspendos, and Side Tour – Explore the historical and archaeological sites of Antalya with Guided Antalya Tour. Explore Daily Antalya Tours with Package Tour Turkey.

 

Guided Antalya Tour

Aspendos, Perge, and Side Tour
Your pick-up will be scheduled for 08:30 am from the hotel to start the Aspendos, Perge, Side Tour. Our Professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sites of Antalya.

We start with Aspendos, Perge, and Side Tour. Our first stop is Aspendos Theatre, built by Emperor Aurelius and was designed with a U-shaped style and leaning the slopes. It has 5 gates and still protects its acoustic and, with 20,000 personal capacity, hosts the concerts even today. Perge was founded as a colony of the Pergamum Kingdom around 300 BC. During Alexander’s invasion of Anatolia, the residents of Perge served him as his guide. The mathematician Apollonius was born in Perge around 200 BC. The city passed under Roman control in 188 BC after Romans inherited the Pergamum Kingdom. Side, The naval city was founded by the Anatolian indigenous and spoke a local language that was different from Greek. The side never passed the control of the Pergamum Kingdom. The city’s name means pomegranate, which locals are still growing. The site is situated by the Mediterranean Sea and most of the remaining dates back to 1-4C AD.

After the Aspendos, Perge, on a Side sightseeing tour, drives back to the hotel.

Perge, Aspendos, and Side Tour Details

Departure & Return Location 

Antalya/ Hotel or Adress

 

Price Includes 

Professional tour guide at the tour
Air-conditioned vehicle for tours and transfers
Entrance fees, mentioned in the itinerary
Lunch at the tour

Price Excludes 

Gratuities to guide and driver
Personal expenses
Drinks at lunch

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    Discovering Perge, Aspendos, and Side

    Introduction to the Ancient Sites

    Turkey is a veritable gold mine of antiquity, and the Perge-Aspendos Side Tour is the ideal way to visit three of the area’s most fascinating archeological sites. Perge, Aspendos, and Side are three locations renowned for their beautifully preserved ruins, extensive histories, and magnificent architecture.

    Perge

    For history aficionados, Perge, an old city in Turkey’s Antalya area, is a must-visit location. This amazing location was once a significant hub of culture and trade in the ancient world, and it now stands as a monument to the magnificence of the past.

    Aspendos

    Another historic city in Antalya, Aspendos, is renowned for its magnificent Roman-era architecture. The Aspendos Theatre, which has been lovingly conserved and continues to astound visitors with its stunning acoustics and graceful design, is the jewel of the city.

    Side

    A charming seaside community called Side provides a rare fusion of historical heritage and gorgeous beaches. Side is the ideal location for a pleasant and culturally enlightening vacation thanks to its well-preserved ruins, breathtaking seaside views, and laid-back environment.

    Exploring the Rich History

    Perge: The Hellenistic City

    Stadium and Agora

    Although Perge’s history dates back to the Bronze Age, the Hellenistic era was its most influential time. The large stadium, which can hold more than 12,000 people, and the agora, an outdoor area used for gatherings, are remnants of the city’s thriving history.

    Roman Baths and Nymphaeum

    Perge thrived throughout the Roman era, and its ruins show the city’s preference for opulent construction. The city is known for its taste for luxury, which is best exemplified by the Nymphaeum, a large fountain, and the Roman Baths.

    Aspendos: The Roman Masterpiece

    Aspendos Theatre

    The most famous building in the city is the Aspendos Theatre, which was constructed in the second century AD. This magnificent amphitheater is known for its exceptional acoustics and could hold up to 15,000 spectators. The theater still holds performances today, giving guests the chance to personally experience the mystique of antiquity.

    Basilica and Aqueduct

    Further evidence of the city’s architectural prowess during its heyday may be found in the Aspendos Aqueduct, a brilliant example of Roman engineering, and the Basilica, a stunning building that served as a place of public assembly.

    Side: The Coastal Gem

    Temple of Apollo and Athena

    A stunning illustration of the splendor of the ancient Side is the Temple of Apollo and Athena, which is set atop a rocky peninsula overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The temple is a well-liked destination for tourists to take in the beautiful views because of its imposing columns and picturesque setting.

    Side Museum and Roman Ruins

    The Side Museum presents the town’s rich history through a variety of antiquities, sculptures, and mosaics and is located in a renovated Roman bath complex. Numerous Roman ruins, including the remains of a sizable city wall and the foundations of a once-vibrant market, surround the museum.

    Experiencing the Perge Aspendos Side Tour

    The Perge-Aspendos Side Tour provides a unique opportunity to explore the interesting places’ prehistoric past. As you explore the ruins, take in the gorgeous architecture, and listen to the engrossing tales of the past, you’ll be transported back in time thanks to the experts who are on hand to provide in-depth information on each area. The tour guarantees a pleasurable and unique experience by providing comfortable transportation as well as enough time to explore the sites at your own pace.

    The Perge-Aspendos Side Tour offers a rare chance to explore the magnificence and past of three of Turkey’s most amazing historic sites. This journey is the ideal opportunity to fully acquaint yourself with this interesting region’s rich history and culture. Don’t pass up the chance to discover Perge, Aspendos, and Side’s fascinating attractions.

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