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Didyma (Didim)

20 km (12 mi) S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
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This was once an important religious site of ancient Ionia and home to a large Temple of Apollo.
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20 km (12 mi) S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful city with friendly and helpful people, loads of shops great beaches and nice views. Went there had lovely Döner in the city it was brilliant and everything is cheap. Shopping centre is a place were anyone should visit it. Nice and cheap stuff there.

Thank Premton K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located around 17k away from the more well known Miletus, The temple of Apollo at Didyma was first erected by the ancient Greek c. 8th Century BC. It is thought to have been considered a sacred place well before that though. Today it remains an...More

Thank Kesira
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Didyma was an ancient Greek sanctuary on the coast of Ionia. It contained a temple and oracle of Apollo, the Didymaion. Visit the site during sunset time 😊🌞

Thank mselam
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was one of the most important temples of the archaic world. The original Didymaion was destroyed by the Persians along with Miletus. Alexander the Great began the rebuilding of the temple, designed by Paionios and Daphnis. It was built over a period of about...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small city but beautiful near the sea with a side of historical places like Apollo temple. There is a lot of British people leave in this area.

Thank AlQatabi
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I really enjoyed vising this amazing, ancient temple. The Oracle Temple of Apollo was one of the most important temples of the ancient Mediterranean. From the three remaining Ionian columns, to the carvings of Medusa and Perseus, to the carved gryphons in the Adytum, to...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You could, if you wanted, walk round the outside of this site, and see it all , but it is well worth the TL10 entry fee, the explanatory boards are very informative. We travelled from Soke by dolmus, which stop right outside the temple on...More

Thank kandcbuxton
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We booked this temple of Apollo tour over Ephesus and very glad that we did! We had the entire complex to ourselves. There is a great history here and it is well worth a visit. The surrounding areas are quite nice too with some shops...More

Thank HeidiElizabeth7
Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you like ancient theaters and ancient cities, then I would highly recommend you to visit this place. I enjoyed my time there.

Thank AKaraicovska
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went here with a tour off of our cruise ship. The tour included Ephesus and Miletus. Didyma was our least favorite of the three but we still enjoyed coming here and our guide helped us to enjoy and learn from the experience.

Thank cwaggaman
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Where is Appolo Temple and can you get a Dolmus there. We are staying bottom of Boulavard on Didam
6 July 2016|
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Response from 292bob | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the delay in replying been away. the answer to your question is Its at the point where Ogruluk Cd changes to Ataturk Blv. There id a good view of tha site on Google earth, I hope you enjoy the visit it is a... More