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The Acropolis

Adjacent to the Garrison, Bergama, Turkey
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Bergama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Incredible place to visit. Tons of history. Obviously important Bible history [Pergamum] and site of Temple of Zeus, now in Berlin.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Just spectacular !! I know some of its ruins is displaying in other country, but one part of this site cannot be moved and it is just spectacular. I am talking about the largest theatre in ancient history, built along the hillside and can hold up to 25,000 person. It is impressive how Romans can built this place some 2000... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

And see the buildings And imagine how they would have been - nothing to dislike. Good tour guide who provided a lot of historical information

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A few days,I took a mınıbus from Izmır's Otagar to Bergama.I enjoyed the vıews from the Acropolıs very much.These ruıns are very extensıve.There ıs plenty of pertınent ınformatıon about these ruıns and ıts hıstory ın Englısh at thıs sıte.I especıally lıked the huge Theatre buılt ın the Hellenıstıc Perıod the most,as well as the North Hall.I ımproved my knowledge of... More 

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Southwest USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Take the tram up, but you MUST walk down. There are spectacular ruins along the walk down that must be seen, including a huge gymnasium and beautiful mosaics.

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The acropolis in Bergama is located on a towering hilltop above the city and are truly spectacular. The theatre in particular is very unique with it's steep incline and view over the valley. While the ruins are on a smaller scale than Ephesus, it some ways they are much more impressive given the location on the hill top. It is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I brought a tour group here and they were not disappointed. First, the view is fabulous - you can see a hint of the Aegean Sea. The cable car ride is an experience - steep and scenic. On the top is the Temple of Hadrian, the theatre, and altar to Zeus. For those who are interested in the history, particularly... More 

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have visited this site on three separate occasions over the past 18 months and always been amazed by the size and the location of these ruins. They are a must visit. On my last visit to the ruins I was pleasantly surprised to see the wooden walk way they have built. It makes the walk up to the top... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

But I just wish that I hadn't seen the rest of the parts that SHOULD be here, in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin :( Bring them back to their home!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wow! Our visit started with a leisurely walk through the quaint township of Bergama. The locals are friendly and welcoming so this was very enjoyable. We walked to the Cable Car - no queues so we were straight on. It was a super windy day but the cable car was fine and provides a birds eye view of the remnants... More 

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