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Priene Antik Kenti

Soke/aydIn | Güllübahçe mahallesi, Gullubahce, Turkey
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Once an ancient city of Ionia, Prine, with its well-preserved remains of the Temple of Athena, theater, gymnasium and many excavated houses, form one of the best examples of the grid type of town-planning.
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Visit this place with a tour guide. It has amazing view and when you realize that all of the country was sea. It has great history about the cities around. It is great to visit it.

Thank Tatiana B
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Priene, Pompeii of Ionia, Located in the south of the modern town of Soke and next to Güllübahçe village, Priene is certainly one of the most beautiful ancient cities of Turkey. Priene is one of the best examples of Hippodamic style town planning (grid plan,...More

Thank alinda301
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is an amazing place a bit off the usual tourist attractions. Firstly you have to be a bit interested in archeology and reasonable fit! There are some quite steep uneven paths and the whole site is somewhat under developed . There is a small...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Like Miletus, Priene was laid out on a grid-iron plan, still much in evidence as one walks around the site today, and the best surviving such example. The two principle buildings which survive are the theatre and the Temple of Athena, both built in the...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Priene is a small city but again off the busy tourist route. There are lots of buildings and ruins and it is worth a visit.

Thank rendomorph
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited Priene during the off season and had the ruins all to ourselves. We loved the scenery at Priene. In contrast to the other ruins we have been to in Turkey, Priene's setting in a forest at the foot of a mountain was extremely...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Takes around 40 minutes to drive there.Better rent a car, as it is pretty remote and no local transportation available from Didim.Entrance fee is 10 Turkish liras.There are toilets by the entrance,but not clean and doors do not close properly -we used the toilet of...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

Priene was the last stop on our private tour of Priene, Miletus, and Didyma. It was a terribly hot day of 100 degrees F., but we were determined to visit the site even though it was a tough walk uphill over cobblestones in complete disarray,...More

Thank sandyfeets2
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

for me it's the most beautiful ancient city in aegean region of Turkey in Söke. The city has been established in Roman Age.

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Reviewed June 23, 2016

it is around half an hour away by driving from Didim by car and located on the side of the hill.no audio is available but it is fun to find the structures by following the map. the view from the hill is fabulous. the structures...More

Thank Alper U
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Response from Textiletourist | Reviewed this property |
I would only add to the above advice to wear good walking shoes as the marble steps in Priene can be slippery and uneven in places. A whole day in Priene seems overkill however. We did Priene, Miletus & Didyma easily in... More
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Hawkshoe
January 4, 2015|
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Response from JDD1956 | Reviewed this property |
This is a tough one to reply to as both tours have their unique features. Ephesus is the big tourist destination due to easy access from ships & Izmir. I think I got more out of Priene & Miletus, due to the different... More
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