Perge Ancient City, Antalya

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Visit the remains of the ancient city of Pamphylia at Perge Ancient City, where Saint Paul preached his first sermon in 46 CE before embarking on his journeys. Pass between the massive antique gates and stroll down the remnants of a colonnaded boulevard to a nymphaeum--a shrine dedicated to nymphs--which lies on the slopes of the acropolis. Dating back to the Bronze Age, the acropolis offers encompassing views of the ruins. The site also includes city walls, a theater with a 52 m (170 ft) stage, a stadium, an agora, a necropolis, a gymnasium, and Roman baths. Join a guided tour to learn historical details about the site. Put Perge Ancient City on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Antalya itinerary planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Near the city of Antalya (about 20 km) Is undergoing restoration, but it's beautiful, loaded with history (plundered by other people who came after the Romans) Has a racetrack (approximately 200 m) partly destroyed. Was a region of flow to the Mediterranean.
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  • August 13, 2017
    This is a well preserved Roman town with the best hippodrome that I have seen. There is also a fine main street and shopping area with central fountain that used to run down the middle. Our guide rema...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    In General, Roman imperial periods has an important place in terms of urban planning. Column drilling machine water channel that runs along the middle of the street tall period design is great. Also 4 monumental fountain structure and 2 baths with pergeye water has given the title of city. In addition, the military architecture of the Acropolis walls were placed pergeye. Weekday trips have allowed the introduction of monuments on the outside. Weekend gezilırse is not allowed. Excessive heat can underwhelm walking people. I don't have enough space to relax in the spacious area shaded. Perge is necessarily a world city which must be visited.
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