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Abandoned village and beautiful ruins

This site is quite an unexpected find. It is located amongst the ruins of a present day village... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KarynW42
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Sydney, Australia
Unexpected surprise

On our journey from Istanbul to Izmir over Pamukkale we discovered this place. Without and plan to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pul_luk
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Site dates back to 1BC. Opium growing area. Town name means Opium of the Black castle
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Cavdarhisar, Kutahya, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is quite an unexpected find. It is located amongst the ruins of a present day village which seems to have been abandoned. It was quite eerie driving around the village looking for the various ruins and seeing houses falling down or fallen down....More

Thank KarynW42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our journey from Istanbul to Izmir over Pamukkale we discovered this place. Without and plan to do so we stopped here and we didn’t regret it. This is a temple of Zeus right next to the fast road. It is placed in the village...More

Thank pul_luk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is little bit far away from city center but it is worth to go and see. There is both a gorgeous building and history behind.

Thank Esra S
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The stairs going down is pretty steep. It was worth going because it has such a feeling of peace. It was also interesting to see the ruins of the town and many buildings still in place.

Thank devarani123456
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It is in the middle of no where but it is a must see! Since the city wants to make it one of the unesco world heritage sites, people are working hard for excavation. There is still a lot to do but you can visit...More

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

it is a must see in that region. takes 3-4 hours to have a look everything. almost all outdoor activity. ancient city is just awesome for a day time trip. not too many food places, visit the place prepared

Thank nry777
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

even if you dont have time for this stopover, make time to see this point which is totally awesome. Need to spend a couple of hours for a whole tour. make sure you checked the basement of zeus temple and the first stockmarket in the...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can see World firs stock market. You can see Zeus template and visit old theater .You cant find restaurant. but buy some food local seller.

Thank Mehmet B
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

2000 thausend years old place. Temple of Zeus is grandiose. The History of Roman empire also live here.

Thank Jancsi O
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had a day out here took a picnic and took in the ruins and the local village. buying beans and some vegetables. Locals very nice and very helpful. Will be going back

Thank Peter W
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