Pergamon and Asclepion tour is available everyday and it is one of the most important tourist attraction. If you are wondering about the ancient world while you are travel in Turkey, you should visit the Pergamon as well.
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1 Day.: Pergamon and Asclepion Tour
08:00 AM Pick up from hotel to Pergamon Anciencient city and Asclepion Tour.
Built on a conical hill rising, 1000 feet above the surrounding valley, Pergamon (also spelled Pergamon) was an inportant capital city in the ancient times. Pergamon is home to two of the country's most celebrated archaeological sites.
Pergamum's Acropolis and Asclepion are both listed among the top 100 historical sites in the Mediterranean. Most of the buldings and monuments in Pergamum date to the time of the Eumenes II. (197 - 159 BC), including the famed library, the terrace of the spectacullarly sted hillside teater, the main palace, the Altar of Zeus and the propylaeum of the Temple of Athene. In the early Christian era, Pergamum's church was a major center of Christianity and was one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. Asclepion, Galen born & Aducated in Pergamum, was the authority of European medicine from the 2nd century untill renaissance. He was the founder of the health principles of diet, relaxation, exercise. Visit the ancient hospital & heath center where he worked.
19:30 PM At the end of the tour, transfer to hotel.