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Side Museum

Address: Selimiye Koyu, Side, Manavgat, Turkey
Phone Number: 242 753-1006
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Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in Side
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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73 reviews 73 reviews
3 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The other side of the amphitheatre as you enter town through the arch. Many old statues and artifacts recovered during excavations. Good value

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16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Not a huge museum but many things to see to learn about the history of the Side. After visiting inside the building you can also see lots in the garden.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very nice view to amfiteater... Little bit problem with stroller, but it can be done:) Quite expensive taxi to reach the destination from hotel...

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It was interesting to see all the historic "buildings". There is also nice shops next to the site to buy gifts.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Small, interesting museum, some beautiful items, and if you go there before the amphitheatre it would make visiting the latter more interesting I think.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

a most beautiful historical site nestled on the Mediterranean coast. If you stay for holiday in the Turkish riviera spen a day in Side old town. take a dolmus from either alanya(change at manavgat) or Antalya to the old city of Side- walk around the excavations from the Roman and Hellenic era. enjoy the beautiful coffee shops and restaurants just... More 

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100 reviews 100 reviews
72 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited Side for two hours on a Monday tour. Unfortunately, all museums in Turkey are closed on Mondays. Judging by the size of the Museum building it is quite small inside.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Hard to believe that many historical finds in such a small area. Nice open air museum where you can tour at your own pace and be in awe at the craftsmanship of those hundreds of years ago. It is always amazing to try to imagine how these structures were constructed without modern power equipment.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The Museum of Side is located in a Roman Bath complex and some of the exhibits are displayed indoors and others in the lovely courtyard. The displays and descriptions of it is excellent and the location of the grounds gives a view over the sea and the town itself. For an entrance fee of only 10 TL this is a... More 

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Northwich Cheshire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was only 10tl for the entrance fee and the place is so full of history, Nearly all the exhibits have explanations in various languages. Good place to spend an hour or 2.

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