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Address: Selimiye Koyu, Side, Manavgat, Turkey
Phone Number: 242 753-1006
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Great little museum

We visited Side museum one morning to escape the crowds and the intense heat. We were astounded by the large number of ancient artefacts and statues on display, all from different... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited Side museum one morning to escape the crowds and the intense heat. We were astounded by the large number of ancient artefacts and statues on display, all from different eras of Turkish history and the Pamphylian cities. There are various indoor displays and many outside too including sarcophagi and temple remains. At only 10 TL to enter and... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Some of the exhibits are inside, there's no flash photography allowed, but still well lit enough to take some snaps for your album. Quite well laid out, very clean, there is also a small shop for souvenirs and drinks, and toilet facilities. Great views over the beach and out to sea too. Look out for the resident peacocks!

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Linkoping, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Located in what was once a Roman bath is well worth a visit. The admission is cheap, quite a lot of the statues and sarcophagus are in good condition and the viewing rooms are some remarkably well preserved rooms that were once the bath. Plus also for the air conditioning which provides some rest from the heat and sun.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Cannot go to side without seeing the ruins .we liked the fact the ruins were lit in the evening & could walk right around

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Otley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

What makes this is the very cheap admission. A lot of the relics seem to have been discovered in a broken state, but we were surprised how many Roman ruins were inside and outside the museum. A good place to be to get out of the burning sun for a little while as a lot of air con units inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This museum in Side, once a Roman bath, is a short distance from the theater and has its own entrance fee. It took us about 20 -30 minutes to look at the 2 room display and the marble carvings on sarcophagi in the adjoining courtyard which had an exit close to the seashore/promenade. All artifacts had brief labels in Turkish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Our family took shelter in the Side Museum during the hottest part of the day. Nice museum and our boys aged 13 and 10 and their nephew aged 6 loved looking around. Staff was friendly. The museum is next to the Greek Amphitheater so it's great to go to these 2 places at the same time.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Fabulous little place! Lots of statues, coins, glass, etc, really well presented. Added bonus was super-efficient air-con, which was a relief from the fierce sun!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When it's really hot, the museum it's a good alternative to explore the roman culture. AC in the inside museum and a lot of shade for the outside exhibition.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wandered in after walking the ruins hoping to build on what we had seen. There was plenty in the Museum but much of a muchness, very little of particular significance, although pleasant to walk around. We didn't feel we knew any more.

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Address: Selimiye Koyu, Side, Manavgat, Turkey
Phone Number: 242 753-1006
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Manavgat  >  Side

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