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Reviewed June 12, 2019

I suggest seeing this on the way to the Acropolis or you might be disappointed. The best feature is the standing walls made of red brick. The original structure had to be an awesome site but now there’s not much else to see except a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Charles P
Reviewed June 1, 2019

It is a ruined temple in the ancient city of Pergamon, now Bergama, It is one of the largest Roman structures still surviving in the ancient Greek world. The temple is thought to have been used for the worship of Egyptian gods. Worth visiting but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed May 16, 2019

This temple is one of the largest Roman era structures still surviving in the ancient Greek world according to Wikipedia. It is quite impressive and has been the site of several different types of worship over the centuries from the worship of Egyptian gods to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed March 29, 2019

its a very nice roman style temple and you should go and visit it the ticket is very cheap for what you'll see

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jordromani
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Monumental ruins of a temple built by a Roman emperor to worship Egyptian gods in the second century AC. Three hundred years later, the temple was damaged by Byzantines, as they converted it into a Christian church, dedicated to Saint John, which was destroyed by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is in the middle of the city. It went from temple to a basilica. I even saw two tablets in Hebrew that were just laying there. Big place. For ancient history lovers, this is a must see.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It is really nice please to visit, there are sculptures and one of them is renewed by adding missing parts and looks like original. Walls and hall look amazing and archeological works are still going.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s interesting but not much to see and not enough inscription about it. For an instance, it says Roman times but doesn’t say exactly which century. Entrance fee is 5 TL. Under 18 doesn’t pay. It takes less then half an hour to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Altug71
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

It's a very interesting location never seen such architecture. There are statues from Egypt and the material used are quite different than usual. I'm impressed

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hazalgulsan
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Not much to see other than the building which is impressive. Worth a stop to see and walk around. Not much inside.

Date of experience: May 2018
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