Temple of Apollo, Side

Feel the enormous weight of history at the ancient ruins of Temple of Apollo on the Side peninsula. Dedicated the Greek god of light and sun, the temple has a counterpart dedicated to Athena, and both were constructed around the 2nd century CE. Take in a view of the harbor from here and appreciate the intricate detailing of the marble. While most of the temple lies in ruins, the remaining columns and foundation make it easy to imagine how this impressive temple would have once appeared. Put Temple of Apollo into our Manavgat online itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Manavgat.
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  • The remains are a must and the glass floor so you can see from above the underground remains! We visited Side last June an we visited the Temple a few times. It's a very busy place an best time to go....  more »
  • We visited the apollo ruins and the Aspendos. It was truly magnificent to see. Beautifully maintained and well looked after.  more »
  • We went to side turkey march 10 stay at side su hotel .the temple of apollo is 20 min walk along the prom. It is on a very large site you need trainers as is very rocky.also on site ampitherter...  more »
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  • Worth a visit. It's been 2 years since I was last here. It looks like there has been more work done to preserve the site. My thanks to all who work to preserve historical sites for all the world.
  • Definitely worth a visit to this historical site..walked through ruins and seen the ancient amphitheatre.. .beautiful example of ancient Greek architecture .lovely harbour too in Side old town
  • Fine and warm city side city. We stayed in side city and really enjoyed about this small city. Beach and ancient ruins
  • 6 pillars and that is all. 1. Nothing special if you really want to look for something more unique. 2. It is not really that well perserved. 3. Too overated and over-reviewed for a deteriorating building with only 6 pillars 4. Don't visit it when it is raining, it makes your mood worse.
  • The four pillars do look overbearing and stand out; it's amazing how the architecture has remained intact for so many years. It's on the side of the sea, which makes it even beautiful- definitely worth a visit and looks lovely on the pictures.

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