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Temple of Apollo

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Address: Side, Manavgat, Turkey
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Amazing position overlooking the sea

This is a wonderful ruin overlooking the sea and harbour, right on the seafront of the old town. Go at night to see the temple lit up. Very impressive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I love ancient monuments, but this one was disappointing. If you follow the tourist walkway round the harbour you just 'happen upon it'. I think the majesty of this ancient ruin has been ruined by setting so many tacky tourist shops and fake pirate ships so close to it. You get no sense of the history of this beautiful piece... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting to pass on your way to the town and harbour. Not as well looked after as other archaeological sights, but at least they have fenced most of it off, although you can gain access to parts. Worth afew photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful ruin overlooking the sea and harbour, right on the seafront of the old town. Go at night to see the temple lit up. Very impressive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Side then head down to the harbour in order to capture some iconic photos of the Temple with the bonus that there is no entrance fee. Lots of restaurants and cafes nearby or alternatively just stroll around the harbour and chill.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Lovely views of the harbour and ruins with information boards. Postcard picture perfect. Lots of restaurants to eat at nearby and other attractions nearby too.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Amazing lots to see the scale of the ruins is quite overwhelming to see and to imagine what's it was like to live in those times

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is the shot you will see when you see adverts for Side. The area is well worth a visit and you can sit around here and enjoy the views of the harbor and architecture at the same time. Good place to enjoy the sun.

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Balintore, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Also been here on our last visit to Side. At the moment some of the small buildings around the Temple are out of bounds as they have been doing some work on them. Nice backdrop for pictures.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wonderfull, in the evenign take a stroll into Side Centrum, right to the end where the sea and harbour is. Follow along the harbour to the end, and then you see Temple of Apollo all lit up. Great fofo shoot here, then continue to walk the same way, and down into bar alley as it used to be called, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is just breath taking. I know it's located a little far off from the Ancient City of Ephesus but it's worth the drive. Those columns.... no words to describe them. Wonderful photo opportunities. The place was never ever finished as it took a lot of money to built and then there were wars and difficulties, but it was... More 

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Address: Address: Side, Manavgat, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Manavgat  >  Side

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