See the manginficent ruins of ancient Pergamum located near the city of Bergama. Stops include the ancient medical center Aesculapium, the Pergamum Acropolis and the Great Theater.
What to Expect
Visit the ancient Greek city of Pergamum on this full-day tour. Enjoy the services of a professional guide who will show you the magnificent ruins of the former capital of the Kingdom of Pergamum.
In Istanbul, board a night bus to journey to your first stop, Aesculapium. This ancient medical center was built in the name of Aesculapis, “God of Medicine." It was here that different healing methods like blood transfusion, meditation, therapy with music and the sound of water were first used.
After lunch you will be driven to Pergamum's Acropolis. You will see temples dedicated to Greek Gods, the Gynmasium of Youth, and Roman baths. From the Great Theatre you will get breathtaking views of the modern city of Bergama.
Finish the day by boarding the night bus and returning to Istanbul.
- Round trip bus ticket
- Pick up transfers from central hotels
- English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request)
- Museum entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Transfer from bus station to hotel in Istanbul at the end of the tour
Know Before You Go
3-days advanced reservation is required.
When verifying your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible.