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Termessos

Address: On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya, Turkey
Phone Number: 5322748556
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Ranked #1 of 68 Attractions in Antalya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the beautiful Güllük Dagi...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the beautiful Güllük Dagi National Park. The ancient Psidian city is built on a mountain platform, surrounded by pine woods and an abundance of rare plants. It’s one of the best preserved historical sites of Turkey and, due to its isolated location, an oasis of calm and tranquility.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Termessos deserves the top attraction in antalya! We had a great time here with numerous of history back from ancient greek and roma. Especially thanks for the help from the reception. An educational trip!

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Michigan City, Indiana
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Area with a ton of history, we had a good time here. Very happy we came and you should mike the trek yourself!

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Gyongyos, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

9 km serpentine from the main road (D350), and 5 tl for entrance. More than 1000 m altitude between fantastic rocks. Passable trail from parking place, ruins everywhere. Ruins are in the forest, the atmosphere is special, as you can be in a adventure movie, like "Indiana Jones". In december the weather was sunny, and a bit windy, 15C. The... More 

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San Francisco, California
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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This was a great place to get away from the main tourist groups, hike, and be in awe of an ancient city on a mountaintop. The autumn leaves were beautiful among the stone ruins. The ancient theater was was absolutely spectacular and the cisterns were impressive. I was not expecting the view once I got to the theater - but... More 

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Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you look for peace with, for some special energy - this definetely a right place to go! For me that was one of the strongest experiences in Antalya! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Me and a friend hired a car from Belek after staying in a nearby hotel. We saw on tripadvisor that Termessos was an ancient ruins and thought we'd drive up to it. In winter hours the top carpark is open until 4.30pm. with the main gate closing at 5pm. We arrived at 3.15pm and was told the hike up and... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It was untouched and beautiful, not turned into a mass tourism attraction. We saw only a couple of other people.

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Antalya, Turkey
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

it is far from Antalya. and you have to climb a long way to the city. when you arrive at the city, it is like a İndiana Jones movie set. destructed buildings and plants covering everywhere. ıt is hard to see whats around. theather is astonishing tho.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

the drive way to the termessos was amazing, so many twist and turns till we reached the termessos, climbing the mountain is bit long but we enjoyed every minute of it, make sure you leave at least half a day to fully explore the area.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A theater on top of a mountain,take a good soar and climb the stairs and hills up to the ancient theater to see a fenomenal view of the surroundings.

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