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“indiana jones”(15 reviews)
“ancient city”(37 reviews)
“national park”(27 reviews)
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

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is must go. It has got lots of history in it. Also you will see other great historical monuments around this area.

1  Thank Xanlar M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Termessos was a Psidian site from early times that was peopled by tough, independent little fellows that never took a backward step and their necropolis is filled with sarcophagi with warrior shields. They lived atop a mountain in the Taurus mountains that takes ages to...More

3  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Located inside a country park, up in the mountains, after a long, uneven trek up, (after you have felt like giving up at least a couple of times), you will be impressed with the sight of the ruined amphitheatre, wonderful views from up there, well...More

1  Thank Gulshanara B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Experience. You should expect a minimum of 2 hrs for this trip which takes place in a rather challenging terrain. Restoration has not begun in the area, so you are seeing the ruins as they are. Went there with 3 grumpy teenagers, who ended...More

Thank Tharcas
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this site using a travel agency for a day tour. The experience was great. The guide explained the whole history background therefore it was quite interesting. We spent several hours over there. Take proper shoes as you will have to walk in...More

1  Thank masamune x
Reviewed 20 June 2018

minimally restored ancient site in beautiful setting, requires good walking shoes, reasonable fitness as climbing involved. There in hot weather so needed plenty of drinking water. The ancient sarcophagi at the bottom are incredible

1  Thank oldtosca
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Termessos is truly every bit as majestic and awe-inspiring as touted to be, particularly the half-ruined amphitheater against the backdrop of a mountain peak. Do visit in the late afternoon when the (summer) heat is less oppressive and the sun is shining on the amphitheater...More

1  Thank galacticnick
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Road was very long, but in my opinion it was worth it. View from there is magnificent! During the day in summer i dont recomend so much. that is gonna be hard climbimg up in +40

2  Thank Irina M
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Read about Termessos before going and you will appreciate it even more! It's truly unique...about 20 minutes strenuous hike each way and took us about 1.5 hours total with a 5-yr old boy. May wasn't too hot but I would recommend bringing water especially if...More

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Sabian T
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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.
5 September 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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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is 5tl that you pay at the gate before carrying on a mile or so to the ruins themselves. There is a carpark, with public loos, just before accessing the ruins which can only be done on foot.