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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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cheshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Fantastic collection of artefacts, well labelled. Suitable for ages 9 - 45! Note that you can only pay in TL not Euros. Only small so doesn't take more than an hour or so. Lovely peaceful settings/gardens too...

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

With ticket costing only 10 lira / person, you will have lots and lots different kinds of artifacts to see. There was also some kinds of birds running free in the backyard. Museum itself was restored roman bath so it was really worth to see. We enjoyed a lot.

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Side Museum is located in Side Town of Manavgat,Antalya city.İt is small but nice Museum with reasonable facilities available.Here you can see some works and thombs from Hellenistic and Roman periods.İf you are in Side area to visit,this is in any case on yr way to the center,you are not going to miss it.Recommended to see it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent little museum. Nice little gift shop. Great collection with some incredible pieces. £3 to get in children go for free. Go early then go and swim in the beach after!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It was very interesting to see all the artefacts that have been discovered in Side. Especially the statue of the roman victory godess Nike is very beautiful. And for the bird interested there is a georgeous peacock in the backyard.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This small museum of artefacts is well worth a visit, particularly after wandering the ruins in the local area. It has a great collection of Roman sculptures.

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rural UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

lots to see and very nicely presented. not too big, you can do it in an hour or so. not too expensive either

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eastlothian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Well worth a visit and not expensive to go to . Lots to see inside and lovely and cool as very hot outside when we visited .

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great little museum full of Roman artifacts from local area. Was a surprise to find it. Reasonable admission price, and well laid out. Both my wife and I are roman enthusiasts, so this was right up our street.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great to see the artefacts associated with the Roman Side. Some very nice and unusual sculptures and a white pea-hen wandering between the columns topped it off.

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