Transportation by A/C,No smoking vehicles,visits,conducted by expert licensed guides,Entrance fees,included in the price.
APHRODISIAS REGULAR-DAILY TOUR TUR NO:31
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Aphrodisias is one of the oldest sacred sites in Turkey.First dedicated to the ancient Mother Goddess and then the Greek Goddess Aphrodite,it was the site of a magnificent Temple of Aphrodite and the home of a famous marble sculpture school whose marble products were reknown in the Roman World.Today,the Temple of Aphrodite is partially restored and it is not hard to imagine it in its glory.The Aphrodisias site also offers visitors ruins of a large theatre,a stadium and a museum,to name just a few.The trip to Aphrodisias is worth it just to see the picturesque setting of this site which is situated among fertile fields.
09.15 Pİck-up from your hotel in Pamukkale,then drive to Aphrodisias
11.00 Aphrodisias Tour;
The Tetrapylon-a beautiful gateway which greeted pilgrims when they approached the Temple of Aphrodite.
The Stadium which is one of the best preserved in the World and was specially designed for athletic events which Aphrodisias hosted in Roman times.
The Temple of Aphrodite,which was later turned into a Christian Basilica
The Bouleuterion (council chambers) which resembles a small theatre and was used for musical concerts as well as council meetings.
The North Agora;The public square
The Hadrian Baths.
The Theatre,dating back to 27 BC,and later modified by the Romans for Gladiatorial combat,the Sebasteion,the Temple of Emperor,famous for its life-size bas-reliefs.
We conclude the tour with a visit to the Aphrodisias Museum which displays some of Aphrodisias famous marble sculptures as well as the statue of Aphrodite that stood in the temple.
15.30 Drop back at your Hotel in Pamukkale.