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Ruins of Pergamum

8 km (5 mi) from Bergama, Bergama, Turkey
+90 232 632 6663
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Among the most spectacular in Turkey, the site has remarkable remains from the Roman and Byzantine periods.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“cable car” (30 reviews)
“turkey” (23 reviews)
“ancient city” (10 reviews)
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8 km (5 mi) from Bergama, Bergama, Turkey
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+90 232 632 6663
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the top sites in Turkey, next to Ephesus, Troy, Pamukkale and Cappadocia. It gave its name to 'percament', it is still known as a colour, so this must be impressive. And it is. To get an overall view of an ancient...More

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 14 June 2017

There's much to see of this ancient center of cultural, scientific and political activity, including the ruins of two temples, tunnels, beautifully restored tile work, and a large amphitheater. It sits on a pretty steep hill, but is accessible with a continuously running series of...More

Thank spanishpeeks
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The most important cultural, artistic and scientific center of the hellenistic world. Its library was tivaling with the Alexandria library. Only the base of the Zeus altar remained on the acropolis. The front of the altar is rebuilt in the Berlin Pergamon Museum.

Thank HappyTravelRo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Phenomenal views and impressive restoration make this a quality stop when you're in the Ephesus-Smyrna-Pergamon region of Izmir. I've been to Ephesus multiple times (and am still impressed), but I can't stop thinking about Pergamon. Brings a whole new light on ancient Biblical history from...More

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pergamon was the largest of the Hellenic states in Anatolia, before being bequeathed to the Romans in 133bce by Attalus III. Eumenes II (197-159bce) modelled the city on the Acroplis of Athens, and it was clearly one of the greatest cities of the Greek world...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The temples and ruins of this mountaintop city are breathtaking particularly in the thunderstorm as we strolled over the rocky terrain and explored the grounds of the C. 200 BCE sanitarium including the tunnels where patients would hear "instructions" from the gods whispered thru hidden...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Visiting the Pergamon ancient city is also a must for histroically interested people. It is easy to find and fairly easilly accessible by cable car or car. Now it is very easy to walk around and see the marvels of the old city. Again the...More

Thank bulgenes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Wow this is an amazing Greco-Roman city. It was a real pitty i did not have much time to enjoy it all. I dont recommend to walk all the way up unless you have plenty of time or have a vehie. It takes about 40...More

Thank Marcos Enrique R
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You are so high on the hilltop you can see "forever." The temple is great and the stadium is pretty amazing if you climb down from the top. This was our first stop on the 7 churches tour we drove ourselves. A little hard to...More

1  Thank Ptone21
Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you are in Turkey, you must take the time to see the ruins of Pergamum. The millennia and weather and earthquakes have taken their toll on this historic site but you can still see the ibrancy of what this site once was.

Thank NikoliGogol
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