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Address: On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya, Turkey
Phone Number: 5322748556
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the...
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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Nice and piece full place to visit with almost no tourists (we met like 4 when we went there). I'm giving 4 starts as they don't seem to care about the place very well so at some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nice and piece full place to visit with almost no tourists (we met like 4 when we went there). I'm giving 4 starts as they don't seem to care about the place very well so at some point of time it will be probably all just ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The hike is medium to difficult, but once you get into the ruins of the city, it is all worth it. Definitely wear good shoes and bring lots of water. We also brought a small lunch to eat in the theatre, which gave us time to soak up how beautiful it was. There werent many people so we were able... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After almost 45 minutes walking on hill side we got to this amazing place. Although it was mostly ruined by earthquake, still has a lot of thing to see. Specially the stone arches without any cement between. I wonder how its citizen's daily life was, because it so difficult to live on a mountainous area. I think this place used... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had to decide between Termessos, Perge and Aspendos. I was attracted to the fact that Termessos was less crowded and further out. The drive here was fairly straight forward. (I don't know if we would come here with public transport. Seems too complicated). We paid 5 Lira per person at the gate before driving up the mountain for 9km.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Definitely need good shoes for this one. Good 1-2hr hike up and down. Beautiful ruins esp the amphitheatre. So peaceful. Carry enough water, sunscreen and hats..can get pretty hot.

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Nablus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very thanks to the great person Mr. Oktay Altuntas who helped me and my family. He is very cooperative. He is rich in knowledge of every things related to professional issues of tourism. He is a human, has the ability to attract people and help them. He is always looking for facilitating every thing to all customers without any charge.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My parents and I hiked up to see the ruins, although some areas are a little unstable if you have the right footwear and are careful as you go it is a very enjoyable experience. We saw little to no tourists while we were at the ruins which made it just that little bit more special! The ruins are beautiful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I do have top mountineering experience but in no way recommend this for mortals. The grade and trail maintenance is poor, rocks and ruins are slippery, even when dry. Additionally, I found the ampitheatre much smaller than expected, even smaller the the roman ruins in Lyon. Regardless od the great views i would skip this and save yourself for Ephesus...... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

An amazing place even by Turkish archeology standards. It has nature, charm, history, ambience, stunning views.  Highlight is the tomb of Alcetas, one of Alexander's generals.  To get there from Antalya using public transport take the Otagar direction tram from downtown, 2 lira about 20 mins (you need to buy a swipe card at the yellow kiosk), and then walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A drive off the main road then about a 30 minute walk to the top, which is so worth it. Spectacular views and great ruins that are just left as time has passed. The amphitheatre at the back is stunning with a great mountainous back drop. So glad we went here would recommend.

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Address: Address: On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya, Turkey
Phone Number: 5322748556
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Antalya

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