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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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  • Aphrodisias is a perfectly beautiful and interesting 2-3hr stopover on the drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale. Roads are very good and well signed, so we fit the round trip by rental car into one long, bu...  more »
  • The ancient city of Aphrodisias was an experience I won't ever forget. When I saw the Tetrapylon (monumental gate), the beauty stopped me in my tracks. To stand there, to walk around it and through it...  more »
  • This is even the famous women of the British agent Gertrude Bell came in 1900 although places visited, we heard the famous thanks to master photographer Ara güler. the late Prof. Dr. Kenan ERİM teacher there who have contributed here too. This period of Ancient Roman sculpture of the city due to the privileged school. some of the works is not even in Italy it has been said. Museum, the restored sections left standing and with time you will not be able to even keep track of your. Here you will find information about the highway of Denizli, Aydın-. In addition, Karacasu County Soil containers, flat bread, plateau, goats, milk ice cream is also famous.
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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!