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Address: Didim, Turkey
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Interesting site with beautiful theatre

Miletus was a very interesting site. The theatre was mostly complete and a great opportunity to explore. Unfortunately we had very little time here and saw little of the site as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ronald B
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miletus was a very interesting site. The theatre was mostly complete and a great opportunity to explore. Unfortunately we had very little time here and saw little of the site as our tour was more interested in taking us to retail stops to try to get us to buy items. There is a small museum worth looking at. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is not far from Didyma and around 20 min by car. you can see the ruins of old bazaar, temple, theater there is a museum nearby audio is available it takes at least 2 hours to see and complete the visit

Thank Alper U
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Miletus was one of the great classical cities and a center of philosophy and science. Hippodamus of Miletus, in fact, invented the grid plan for cities here, which the Romans copied and we use to this day. Today, Miletus' ruins are worth seeing, though I recommend doing some study beforehand to understand its geography relative to the sea. It was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

And if you visit in May you get it all to yourself! We visited en route to Ephesus and were very glad we made the detour. Highly recommend it to anyone interested in the history of the area. No facilities other than toilets (clean) so I was glad I had taken a pack lunch. A little gem that we almost... More 

Thank Ali R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Went to Didim today and visited this site. The city is large and there are lots of places to walk to. You can climb the stairs to walk around the outdoor theater that is In amazing condition. Advice, if you cannot climb stairs this site might not be for you, certainly wheelchairs would not be able to get around. It's... More 

Thank ChristineY1
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Miletus is not far from Priene, Ephesus or Didyam, meaning that this can be easily included on a day trip. The site is large and the grand theatre is impressive. The temple is also good. The baths are well preserved, but other than that this is a large site with lots of rocks etc on the ground. The walk ways... More 

Thank Chris P
Didim, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We we drove from Didim it must have taken us all of thirty minutes, as I had been before I knew what to expect and cam prepared (a small picnic in my back pack) when we drove up to it the children in the car were taken in by the size of things the older one wanted to climb every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This is a little out of the way but well worth the visit. Well preserved ruins and a large amphitheater that is in amazing shape. Many passages around and behind the theater. Once you get to the top, just sit and soak it all in. We were there in a non-tourist season and basically had the place to ourselves. Quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

If you are in Didim, Altinkum or Akbuk this a great place to visit to get a feel for Roman history. There are a few gift shops and some cafe's to get a drink or something to eat. However it is a relaxed place to visit and you can take your time looking around. Well worth a visit.

Thank AkbukOldgit
Mugla, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Gorgeous! Be ready to walk a bit since all the buildings are spread over the hills around. Beware of sun heat and take water

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