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Soloi-Pompeipolis

| Viransehir Mahallesi, Mezitli 33340, Turkey
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Colonnade Ruins of Soli Pomppeoipolis

I first visited the site some 23 years ago and then it was merely columns sticking up out of Orange... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
CappadociaJohn
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Merrtt Island, Florida
Soli Antique City

The 5000 years old ruins of the city are almost lost. Only some columns are left. Archaeologists... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2016
Altan O
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Mersin (Icel), Turkey
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Sep 22, 2016
“Colonnade Ruins of Soli Pomppeoipolis”
Mar 9, 2016
“Soli Antique City”
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| Viransehir Mahallesi, Mezitli 33340, Turkey
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

I first visited the site some 23 years ago and then it was merely columns sticking up out of Orange and Olive Groves. Now the local government has cleared away the groves and begun reconstruction of the Agora's colonnade and added a modern walkway along...More

Thank CappadociaJohn
Reviewed March 9, 2016

The 5000 years old ruins of the city are almost lost. Only some columns are left. Archaeologists are exercising scientific excavations to discover new traces about ancient Roman and Greek empires.

1  Thank Altan O
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

It is a very small historical place, but worth a 5 min stop to see this place and learn a littlebit more about its history.

Thank Timvh86
Reviewed July 29, 2013

In Mersin Viransehir Mezitli you can see the columns of the main street of the ancient city of Soloi Pompeipolis.due to the continuing excavations the place is not open to visitors who can have a look at the columns from the outside.

5  Thank amirzekeriya
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Soloi-Pompeiopolis is an ancient city located west of Mersin. Current name is Mezitli. Visit the colonnaded street (Via Sacra), stop by a cafe and enjoy the sea. Excavation is in progress at the theater. Aratos the famous philosopher is buried here.

1  Thank Taner3
Reviewed October 2, 2012

When i visited, it was closed. But you can see everything it has from outside. And not much to see. It needs a lot of renovation to be a good attraction. If you want to see some history, then go visit Tarsus which is just...More

Thank Oguz B
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