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Temple of Apollo

Address: Side, Manavgat, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Side
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Aarschot, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

situated in a lovely spot, near the old harbour and with a spledid vieuw over the bay. buildings close to the reamans of the temple, are under reconstruction. A must for some pics of your loved ones. Go there at sunset too!!!!

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Antalya,Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's in Side,on the south coast.It has beautiful white columns.Great for shooting photos,especially during the sunset.

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The Temple of Apollo has always been one of the things most photographed by visitors to Side. It is wonderful to think just how long this part of it has survived. Imagine our disappointment when we visited this year and found it is now inside a fenced area and a charge is being made to get near to it. Understandably,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great walk at the marina with an impresive glimpse at the history. I photo must-do in Side :) Start there and walk to the ruins or make it as your final stop and stay for a dinner at the marina.

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Last summer our National Geographic Sea Cloud sailing adventure in Turkey and Aegean Sea stopped at this remarkable temple. What a place. Not to be missed.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A good place to check out and impossible to miss as it devides the 2 sides of the town so giving you a welcomebreak from the walk for a while

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stunning against the blue sky. Amazing that you can just walk up to it and touch history. Sad that pieces of marble just lie on the ground around it.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Quiet calmness ... Thought provoking... Easy to reach from Side town... Well worth a visit... Best at sunset!!!

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Boras, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You have to this temple if you are in Side. Very beautiful and romantic! It is right next to the ocean and a connection between Antique Side and New Side. Unfortunately, they have put up fences for the museum. I have no problem give them a fee but the fence destroyed the feeling a bit.

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Bursa, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Antik Side is more than the Temple of Apollo, which sits in its prime location at the end of the city peninsula. It is spectacular in its position over looking the sea, never more so than sunrise and subset. We were lucky to see the whole of the site at the point before the majority was fenced in and a... More

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