Acropolis And Acslepion Of Pergamum Tour With Private Guide And Van From Izmir - Kusadasi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Izmir city center hotels, Izmir cruise ship port, Izmir airport
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

A guided cultural tour of Acropolis and Asclepion of ancient Pergamum with a private guide and van at fixed price up to 14 pax in group. Important notice: Tour service starts in between 8:00 and 10:00am and finishes in between 8:00pm and 7:00pm.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Vegetarian meal option available

Know More about this tour

After pick up, drive to Pergamum Acropolis. Bergama, with historical and cultural richness, is one of the most special cities of Turkey. In its history of about three thousand years. Bergama witnessed many civilizations and continues to share the traces and manuscipts of this background with today. The atlar of Zeus, Basilica as one of the seven churches of christianity, Asclepion is one of the first hospitals in history, The physician Galen, who is founder of pharmacy and parchment presented by Pergamon to the humanity.

Arrival to Pergamon, will get the cable-car for Acropolis, It will take about 5 minutes, Then visit Pergamon 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, 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.

Optinal Pergamum Carpet Weaving School

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

Yuntdagi Region/Pergamum Turkey

Yagcibedir Region/ Pergamum Turkey

Karadag Region/ Pergamum Turkey

Today, the most known carpet among these four regions is Yagcibedir Carpet, also called as Kiz(girl) Bergama.

Inclusions

  • Transportation by AC Deluxe van,
  • Guiding services,
  • Parking fees.

Exclusions

  • Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers,
  • Beverages and personal expenditures
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites,
  • Lunches

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking