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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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Termessos is really worth a visit if you are near Antalya. The site us superb and the location of the old theatre is simply amazing. Difficult to imagine that the ruins are more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Termessos is really worth a visit if you are near Antalya. The site us superb and the location of the old theatre is simply amazing. Difficult to imagine that the ruins are more than 2,000 years old.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Termessos is a scenic 45 minute drive from the Kaleici (Old Town) with views of pine forests along the way. Entry is 5 lira per person and the ticket office to the car park is 9 km of steep, winding road. The ruins are well marked and easy to navigate, provided good footwear is worn. The hike from the car... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

This fortress was unconquered for several centuries, even Alexander the Great failed. After the ascent by foot I can imagine why....So put on your trekking shoes and be prepared for a tortuos path designed for goats and not for humans.... You will be rewarded by a grandiose view and an very well conserved antique fortress city

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Good remains of the old theatre. Entry £4.00 per person. You can walk around the stone seating area and see the old columns and stonework. Quite a height from the top and you can see the east beach in the distance.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Remarkable Hellenic site set high in the mountains. the only place Alexandra the great was unable to conquer. Once you have walked the 3 km trail from the car park you will better understand why. Fascinating and beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It is a 30 mins climb from the carpark. So be careful. Be fit and preferably no toddlers. The trek route is not smooth and littered with pebbles so chances of fall / injury increases. Good footwear is a must. Once at the top, not to be missed is the breathtaking theatre. At the edge of the mountain, the views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is an archaeologist heaven. Easy to reach by car, even cheaper if you rent a car instead of going with a tour. It was worth to spend some hours walking around the ruins and enjoying the scenery. From the car par is only a 15min walk to the old city, but it takes some time to walk around the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The theater here is amazing! I prefer this theater better than the Aspendos one. Here you are also hiking inside the ancient city. The only problem is there is no public transportation to get here. I took a taxi which cost me 150 tl, the driver wait me for 3 hours and than took me back to the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This place takes you back in olden times. Best place to visit in Antalya for good hike and history lovers. In summer time it very hot over there so take plenty of water,hat and sunglasses.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

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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