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Termessos

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Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the beautiful Güllük Dagi National Park. The ancient Psidian city is built on a mountain platform, surrounded by pine woods and an abundance of rare plants. It’s one of the best...more
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On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya 07100, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This National Park is just stunning!We'd already seen Perga and Side and Aspendos, so the thought of visiting more ancient ruins, if it was just another site, would have meant we would not have bothered, but because it is high up in the mountains made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited over 30 ancient cities on a recent visit to Turkey and this was one of the highlights. Amazing location on top of a steep mountain. Bit of a steep walk to get to the ruins from the carpark. Visited in early September and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully preserved amphitheatre at clifftop. Ruins are reasonably marked but could have done with a map as it was a bit hard to find amphitheatre (signposted theatro). Once you reach beautiful hilltop with giant dam follow signs for theatro .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this place. It is ancient theather which you can explore by steping to the top of it and experience perfect acoustic and really good view.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

I reached this site by car which I had hired for a few days, as I had other places to visit. It's quite easy to find, since it's off a major road heading northwest from Antalya city. I should add that one should either join...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Good in parts and a long way to travel from Antalya by coach much has been done to enhance the experience but toilets were dire , it has much to offer hot water springs ; Roman theatre ; and the white cliffs and water pans...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We hired a taxi for the day and haggled out a price , for myself and my husband to be driven from Lara beach to Termessos. We preffered than the rushed pace of being in a group and having to sit on a coach. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Ancient historical place. I along with my friends visited this amazing place. Its better if you just read the history of this place before your tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

We visited many ancient sites (18 in total) and Termessos was the most impressive of them all. The complex is huge, so if you are like us (serious interest in archaeology), you would need at least 6 hours here. We saw almost everything there was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank XuanArgy
Reviewed September 9, 2018

A must see. Not too difficult walk up too....such a wonderful few hours exploring. Theatre truly spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Happy C
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Dwayne P | Reviewed this property |
It took us 45 minutes each way with a 5 year old. Take at least one bottle of water for each hiker.
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Sabian T
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Kay S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As far as I can remember there was no public transport to Termosses though taxi was not that expensive. It is worth a morning trip.
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September 5, 2015|
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Response from John_MtEden | Reviewed this property |
We also really enjoyed Sagalossus, about 100kms north of Antalya. It was very quiet but really well maintained with good signage. We visited while staying at Egadir which was a good base. Despite the crowds, Ephesus was... More
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