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Aphrodisias, Geyre

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At Aphrodisias, explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city named after the goddess of love, Aphrodite, which became famous for its abundance of marble and talented sculptors. What was once the capital of Lydia province is now considered one of the most well-preserved of its type in the Mediterranean. Be sure to take a look at the imposing stadium, which once seated over 30,000 for various athletic events. Examine the other remaining structures that have been arranged to replicate a small city: the temple of Aphrodite, the monumental gateway, the Bouleuterion council house, and the Sebasteion. Stop by the museum on site to see some of the most remarkable remaining marble sculptures. Take time for an audio tour if you would like more information. If you decide to drive to the ruins, park in the lot below the entrance and wait for one of the shuttles to take you to the site. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Geyre holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Aphrodisias and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Must-see places laid underground hot water bath plant and the stadium drew our attention too 30,000
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  • Stopped off here on our way back from pamukale. We took about 3 hours to look around with our guide. The whole site is well restored in relation to other ruins that we visited. It is another large sit...  more »
  • 希臘時代美的女神叫做阿佛羅黛特 Aphrodisias位於土耳其地中海區域 以阿佛羅黛特為名 可見這座城市和希臘文明饒有淵源 此地的眾多遺址 目前還沒完全整理 不像以弗所有清楚的考古研究基礎可提供解說 僅能在神殿殘跡裡遊走 見到一些希臘時代的精美雕刻 發思古之幽情而已  more »
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  • An ancient city where people are praying to Aphrodit. There is fee for the enterence and additional fee for the museum inside. Museum must be visited, there are enourmous number of artifacts inside. You probably need to spend whole day to really explore the place.
  • Don't be scared to use the tractor service (we thought that they are joking about our car, but actually that is their way how to get easily and quickly inside avoiding walking):-) Greatly preserved theatron, especially the signs on seats. Beautiful views, do not miss bouleuterion!
  • A very green site, with trees surrounding the ruins. The ruins themeself are among the nicest in Turkey, not at the level of Ephese or Sagalassos but still great. Still a work in progress and the site will probably become better in the future...
  • Aphrodisias, This ancient city resides at the base of the Babadag mountain Aphrodisiasrange (which is also home to many great outdoor activities and hiking trails) and was the capital city of the Roman province of Caria, named after the patron goddess Aphrodite.
  • An Interessing side with a long long history. The first settlement dates back to 3.000 before Christ!