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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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Great trip out from package tour land

We broke up out stay near side with a trip to Perge and Termessos. This site was great, felt like a real Adventure for the kids clambering over the ruins. Wonderful setting and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Menston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We broke up out stay near side with a trip to Perge and Termessos. This site was great, felt like a real Adventure for the kids clambering over the ruins. Wonderful setting and great that it's not developed in any way. If you want something to break the eat-pool-eat-beach-eat-pool....cycle rent a car and visit Termessos!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Brillant. Very few tourists. No staff around. Free to explore. Left as found, no modern renovations.

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houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We hired a cab and went up the mountain to look at this old civilization. It was wonderful and the cab driver came with us. Great story as Alexander could not conquer them. And they built a complete city in the mountains. We spent 2 hours walking around. We would highly recommend this day trip.

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful hidden ruins near Antalya. You need a car to reach them (at least if you want to visit them the way we did), but it is worth it. First you have to drive up a narrow road for 9 km and then walk for another hour on paths with loose stones (So take sturdy shoes!) but then you're in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The drive from the city to the national park eventually climbs a beautiful mountain with many Zion-like views. Once in the park there was nowhere to purchase water, so bring some for your hike. In view of the parking area is Hadrian's arch, so don't miss it! The climb to the city itself, the walls, former buildings, tombs, arena, is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visit Termessos, but definitely do the hike to the top. The views are spectacular combined with the amphitheater it is definitely worth the work out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Amazing setting amongst the mountains, the amphitheater was my highlight. I like how it has been left to nature's fate with little or no restoration so you'll find yourself climbing over parts of the fallen walls and buildings. It's a bit of walk up from the car park so make sure you have a good pair of shoes. I would... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was a Pisidian city and was built at an altitude of more than 1000 meters at the south-west side of the Taurus Mountains in Antalya. It is 30 kilometres to the north-west of Antalya. It is one of the best preserved of the ancient cities of Turkey. This ancient city is under protection by the Termessos National Park. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Termessos is a wonderful combination of hiking, culture and exploration. Our group spent 3 hours here, and we could have easily spent 4. We had been to Ephesus and Heriapolis earlier on our trip, but this ity was by far my favorite. It was uncrowded, and the views are spectacular. Highly reccomended and an easy trip from Antalya. I would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

the road to the Termessos is amazing - narrow, dangerous and very thrilling. The breathtaking views make up for it. After parking, we hiked for about two hours. The colosseum was nice. Don't expect any health-hazard warnings here. Definitely recommend.

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

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