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Gorgeous ruins and not to be missed.
This has the largest natural amphitheatre in their modern world and it can hold 30,000 people.
The name of the city is derived from the goddess of love, Aphrodite.
A must see and the museum at the end.
It would In my opinion be a huge mistake to be nearby and miss this beautiful spot. I arrived as the site opened in the morning and was accompanied around the site by the resident dog, who carefully took time to all the important and...More
This is a great ancient city, recently on display. If I am right it was excavated not earlier than the 1970. People were living there and had to be evacuated to the nearby village of Geyre. There are some beautiful, elegant and spectacular ruins to...More
OK, maybe it is not that forgotten, however ruins of Aphrodisias are definitely off beaten tourist tracks. It is well preserved Greek/Roman city where number of archeological excavations are still in progress. Since the site is pretty away from well known routes used by travel...More
We got in no problem using our Aegean Museums 7 day pass. These cost 185TL and let you into a multitude of sites and museums. They also let you bypass the Ticket queues! You can buy them at any site that accepts them.
Me and my classmate (KK) recently experienced a fantastic tour of Aphrodisias and we were fortunate to have a wonderful tour guide Ms. Yesra Fatma to make our visit so informative and enjoyable. Do not miss seeing Aphrodisias for anything in the world. Over here...More
At first Aphrodisias was a Greek city dedicated to the cult of Aphrodite (Venus) and it was very rich; then it became a Roman city, and finally it was abandoned because of the destructions caused by several disastrous earthquakes (especially the one of the 7th...More
As a historian my MA thesis was on Aphrodisias, however it is the first time that I actually visit the site.
Wonderful sites, great preservation, but I will say that some of the most interesting parts are easy to miss.
(1) Don't miss the 'Archival...More
Good Museum with huge collection fo marble sculptures depicting scenes from Roman history and Greek mythology. Grounds contains so many ruins that are well preserved. Stadium was huge. Highly recommended. Worth the detour from pamukkale. Less crowded and touristy
We drove a couple of hours from Selcuk to what may be our favorite ancient site (and we’ve been to many of them around the world). Aphrodisias is known for its Temple to Aphrodite and its sculpture. The intact and reconstructed sections were some of...More