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The Acropolis

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Address: Adjacent to the Garrison, Bergama, Turkey
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Private Tour: Pergamum and Asklepion

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Better than the Greek Acropolis, yes and more approachable!

High on a hilltop, the Acropolis was a strategic city and its position now meant it was not entirely destroyed by enemies, though earthquakes have cretainly wreaked their havoc... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

High on a hilltop, the Acropolis was a strategic city and its position now meant it was not entirely destroyed by enemies, though earthquakes have cretainly wreaked their havoc. Wear sturdy shoes for the ancient sites and hire an audio guide and you'ff be set for a marvellous adventure.

Thank MaryGClarke
Strasbourg, France
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

An outstanding superposition of Anatolian, Hellenistic and Roman cultures. This is a breathtaking archaeological site in an exceptional location. Pergamon was one of the undisputed centres of culture and learning of the antiquity, and you can really feel it here.

Thank Hasan B
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Ancient city on top of a hill. Wowed by the temple, theatre and mosaics. I can't give it five stars as the best bits including the Temple of Zeus are in the Pergamon museum in Berlin. The local museum in the town is also nice to visit.

Thank Anita C
Erie, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is an amazing visit. The city that existed here is on the top of a very tall mount that drops off sharply on all sides. Although the ruins are not as plentiful as Ephesus, or Aphrodesias, they are awe inspiring considering the height of the city, and the engineering that had to go into their construction. It is a... More 

Thank Fredric O
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The Pergamun acropolis does not get the flood of visitors that Ephesus receives, allowing a peaceful, connected experience. The panoramic view is spectacular, and the ruins interesting.

Thank Gail K
Coventry, England
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Beautiful ancient city ruins. We really enjoyed our visit and virtually had the place to ourselves. Our guide, Nazim Uzun of Tours by Locals was very knowledgeable and brought the place to life.

Thank coventrytravellers
Nicosia, Cyprus
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This is am amazing place. Stunning brilliant humanity mankind, hello I'm telling you begging. This is it this is us. Please go visit Galen's Asiklepion listen the nature and lovely creeks and then follow to see Roman theatre on top of the hill; step on them down sing an ancient song. Finally notice homeland of that Zeus Altar of famous... More 

Thank ulasoz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The Acropolis is one of the major ruins you visit at Pergamon. Though most of it has been excavated, there are sufficient remnants from which you can still imagine an incredible and dominating structure. Be sure to walk around, explore, and enjoy the views of the surrounding valley as there are plenty of photo opportunities here.

Thank omegamoon2000
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

It is located on a high hill. The city center is just under your feet as if. Historical and important past is also magical. It should be visited minimum once in the life.

Thank ONUR A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The history of the region is rich and the ruins are fantastic. I'd recommend using the audio tour as they point out some of the less obvious but more interesting bits and pieces. Also take the time to walk off the tour and just explore. The area is stunning.

Thank Stephen M

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