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  • 1. Ruins of Pergamum

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    As well as the theatre, this temple is one of the most famous and picturesque sights that still remains at Pergamon. Construction started during the reign of Emperor Trajan (98-117 AD) and was...

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  • 2. Asclepion of Pergamum

    This large temple lies beside the Temple of Asclepius and is dedicated to another god of medicine. Patients used to sleep here in the hope that Telesphorus would send a cure or diagnosis in a dream....

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  • 3. Red Basilica

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    The biggest structure in the town is the Kizil Avlu (Red Basilica), a temple built of red brick in the 2nd century AD and dedicated to the gods of Egypt. The two pools in the temple with towers...

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  • 4. Temple of Trajan

    The Temple of Trajan measured 68 by 58 m. The south part of the terrace was built on arched vaults and surrounded by a colonnaded portico. This is the best preserved sight of the Acropolis. It had 6 x...

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  • 5. Kalesi Kestel Baraji Lake

    There is also a panoramic view over the dam lake formed in the valley of the Kestel Cayi (Ketios river) to the north-east of the Arsenal. The river below was dammed then, creating a wonderful...

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  • 6. Temple of Zeus

    The famous Altar was situated in the Temple of Zeus on the upper part of the Acropolis on the south of the theater. It was this altar, believed dedicated to Zeus, which John of Patmos referred to as...

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  • 7. Archaeology Museum

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    The Archaeology Museum not only has exhibits from Pergamon but also an ethnography section which displays local costumes, a loom, some recreated cultural scenes, textiles, embroidery, swords and...

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  • 8. No cure, no pay: Asklepion or the ancient hospital

    On the foot of a hill 'down town' Pergamon lies the former Asklepieion: the hospital. Clean water from several sources still runs over the terrain: wherever the...

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  • 9. Walking down, back to the town

    We hired a cab - Mustafa called him - to drive us from the Gobi Pension to the top (8 TL) and the driver offered to wait for us. We preferred to walk down...

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  • 10. Very good mosaics in building Z

    Most people visit only the top of the Pergamon hill, the acropolis. We wanted to walk down and our sights were drawn to a roofed building near the Demeter...

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  • 11. Dionysus Temple

    The road in front of the Theater leads to the Temple of Dionysus through the Terrace. It is a prostyle Ionic Temple which was constructed in the 2nd century...

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  • 12. Mosque in Bergama

    I’ve learned that among the mosques located in Bergama are 7 mosques: Ulu Mosque, Sadirvan Mosque, Seljuk Minaret, Kursunlu Mosque, Haci Hekim Mosque in the...

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  • 13. Arsenal

    Inside the Acropolis there are houses, military barracks and military warehouses called "Arsenal".It is located on the north end of the Acropolis, on the other...

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  • 14. Temple of Athena

    The Athena Temple is located on a large terrace above the Theatre and the foundation of the Zeus Altar. It was built in 4th century BC. It was a Doric order...

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  • 15. Great Altar foundation

    The famous Altar of Zeus in Pergamon was constructed by Eumenes II (197-159 BC) as a memorial of the victory against the Galatians for the commemoration of...

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  • 16. Upper Agora

    You will see the Upper Agora (market place) just close to the entrance to the sight. It is considered to belong to the 2nd century BC. In the middle of the...

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  • 17. Trian's Temple

    Those are the leftovers of Trian's Temple in the antient tow of Pergamon. It is not so well preserved as you can see.But it is huge locatin and very interesting...

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  • 18. Visit hand made carpets museum

    It was the least exepcted place to be interesting (for me) Ohh I was so wrong. The vist was just great. I have learned how all proces of making hand made...

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  • 19. Bergama

    As you enter Bergama from the south and go north you will first pass the stadium and otogar on the right side and later the Archaeology Museum on the left....

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  • 20. The Library

    The attached errection that in the North of Athena sanctified region are ruins of the famous Pergamon Library. The library which was excessed from the top floor...

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  • 21. THE GYMNASIUMS

    The city of Pergamon had a splendid Gymnasium that is found on top of each other on three separate terraces. It is know from the inscriptions that were found...

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  • 22. THE BERGAMA MUSEUM

    The Archaeological Museum and Ethnographical Museum was first found in todays Peoples Education center in 1924 by Osman Bayatli. Later the construction of...

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  • 23. Visiting Pergamon(Bergama) and...

    BERGAMA MUSEUM As the result of the archeological excavations that started in Bergama in 1878 under the direction of Carl Humman and Alexander Conze, a depot...

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  • 24. Haci Hekim Hamam

    This Turkish bath-house is located on the main road in the centre of town and was built in 1517 and restored very recently. It has a section for women.

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  • 25. Kuplu Hamam

    This bath-house has been recently restored and dates from 1427. It's located just north of the town square, just off the main road.

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