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Side Museum

Selimiye Koyu, Side, Manavgat, Turkey
242 753-1006
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Side
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Traveler Description: Side was one of the ancient Pamphylian cities in the Mediterranean. Ancient Roman baths inside turned into the museum and the sections of the Roman... more »
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Birmingham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

We visited Side in the evening only, wished we had done this earlier in our holiday, lots to see and do and would have been good to go in the day to see the history, Instead we visited the very large shopping street and saw lots of bars and restaurants, definite on to do list for a return visit when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Only a small site but packed with history. A museum shop selling informative guides and a free loo - not something found in many places in this area. An incredible amount of roman and Greek coinage and pottery plus the odd skeleton.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great place to spend an afternoon. Lots to see and plenty of space. Even the kids enjoyed it. Lots of places to eat nearby so make a day of it

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

There is a large expanse of ancient ruins that are well worth a visit. You can walk around a lot of it. It is very peaceful here and you get a good feel for how the ancient town might have looked. There is a fee to go inside the museum which i didn't bother with.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

a wonderful place to wander around taking photos is a must amongst the ruins lovely place to wander around to learn about history

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The museum is situated in the restored ancient Roman agora bath. Some Roman copies of Greek sculptures; numerous inscriptions in Greek. For me the most interesting was the collection of sun dials. A nice place to spend an afternoon, but mostly of interest to specialists.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a gem of a museum. While small, the museum contains excellent artifacts that had us captivated. this is not to be missed on your trip.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I went here with my sister as I love history so for anyone like me its really good not too big quite a bit to see but they're a lot of the same things. We done the hole thing in about half an hour but stayed longer as there are some really nice views from the museum too. This was... More

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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Interesting museum with a varied collection of exhibits. Only 10 TL to go in, which was very reasonable. We spent a couple of hours there and found it fascinating.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

there isnt much to see in side museum. it is very cheap to get into but as for history? there really isnt a reason to go

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