Side Museum, Side

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Explore some of the most notable ruins of an ancient town in Asia Minor at Side Museum. A complex of Roman baths, with pools and mosaics dating from the 5th and 6th centuries CE, houses the museum's collection. The exhibits include sun dials, portraits and busts, sarcophagi and steles, weapon embossing work, columns, pedestals, and capitals from Roman, Hellenistic, and Byzantine periods. Look for the Roman copies of Greek statues of Heracles, Hermes, Athena, Apollo, the Three Graces, and Nike. The late Hittite period is represented by several basalt craters. Professor Arif Müfid Mansel discovered most of the artifacts in excavations during 1947-1967. To visit Side Museum and other attractions in Manavgat, use our Manavgat itinerary maker.
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  • Side amphitheatre next to the beautiful preserved great Visual the journey of a must-see place to experience.
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  • many nice inside and outside ancient relics, statues, etc.. cheap entrance fee, definitely worth to visit this place, it takes around 30-45 minutes if you don´t rush and enjoy this place 
  • Really liked the Museum such ancient exhibits that simply horror. Everything is so well preserved and not expensive. You can go yourself, but it is with a guide, he will tell about all that there is. Next the whole complex: the ancient city, the amphitheatre, the Temple of Apollo, a bathhouse, Museum, kollonad road, stables. All in excellent condition. The police on duty. Toilet dirty, but there are. Recommend to visit the whole range at once, very impressive.
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  • Small but very interesting museum. Must see in Side!
  • Great museum, very friendly and informative, definitely worth a visit!
  • A lovely museeum. We enter here everytime we come to Side. Calms you down and feels very good to see everything they have collected. Well worth a visit.
  • Very beautiful historical antique
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