Disembark in Izmir for a full-day shore excursion to Pergamon, one of Turkey's largest and most beautiful archeological sites. See the remains of ancient Greek structures such as the fabled Library of Pergamon and the Altar of Zeus.
What to Expect
Explore the glories of ancient Greek civilization during this full-day shore excursion from Izmir to the ruins of Pergamon. A seat of learning, scholarship and medicine, Pergamon was regarded as one of the most beautiful cities of the Ancient World. Its architects and sculptors were among the finest of the Hellenistic period. Today, Pergamon is one of the finest archaeological sites in Turkey.
Visit the remains of many important monuments in the upper Acropolis, including the famed Library of Pergamon, the terrace of the spectacularly situated hillside theater, the royal palace, the base of the Altar of Zeus and the prophylaeum of the Temple of Athena.
In the valley beneath the Acropolis stand the remains of the Sanctuary of Asclepius, one of the earliest medical and therapeutic centers on record. Here you can view the many terracotta offerings that archaeologists have unearthed in the heart of this fascinating ancient city.
- Pick-up and drop-off service
- Private transportation
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees to attractions
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Personal expenses
Cruise ship port or your hotel
Know Before You Go
If you are in a group of more than 6 people wish to take the tour together, please ask for our discounted group rates.