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Laodicea

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Just off Denizli - Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Being tight with money I am still using my 1997 Rough Guide to Turkey which describes this site as 'the bleak melancholy of the meager remains accentuated by tractor furrows and power pylons'. This is now a vibrant site where under a meter of top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Although it's very close to Denizli town, few people visit these beautiful ruins. The site needs work, archaeologists are still working on restoration and digging new spots. There's few information, no maps, so before you go, I recommend to read a book or the articles...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Berthaki
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This site is still an archaeology work in progress and there were trucks and cranes and archaeologists all over the site still working on its restoration. It was a stunning sight with its lovely white columns and two ruined theatres. I found the restoration interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

I loved the ruins at Laodicea. Many ruins are located in or around urban areas but Laodicea was left alone until it began to be researched. There is a great example a Byzantine church that is all under roof, but my favorite parts were the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mattshowalter
Reviewed 2 August 2018

From the amphitheatres it takes you down to the Pamukkale mountain... the geothermal pools where you can relax and enjoy your afternoon, this is a place you can spend a lazy afternoon at.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

As the title says we saw 20 other people here, its all along the same Roman city but here you have less bustle of people and you have more time to look and admire and if you like let your minds eye try to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a must visit site for those interested in history. To see the opulence that once was being revealed. Marvel at the structure forms and wonder how such construction was carried out. Wear good footwear as the paved streets are tough on the feet.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lauriey143
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the ruins as part of an excursion. Our guide Fatih was really good and very knowledgeable about the ruins. Interesting to learn / hear about history.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The best part of this gorgeous place is that is NOT CROWDED at all, I guess the mass of tourists only stays doing the main things in Pamukkale but this place definitely worth a visit. If you are in Pamukkale and you don't have a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank berenice r
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our hotel recommended we visit Laodicea and explained it has only opened up to the public in recent years, excavation of site only been underway about 10 years (Turkeys best kept secret?). Well worth a visit, so different to Pamukkale site but only about 15-20...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Kerenelise
8 July 2017|
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Response from myra214 | Reviewed this property |
HI. sorry for late reply. i just noticed. one day should be enough. In laodicea not much to sea u can spend in 30 min. In Hierapolis Pamukkale u can spend 3-4 hours if u plan to soak in the hot spring.
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21 May 2016|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
We paid 10 Turkish Lire per person and think it is open everyday but can be closed on a Monday - not sure.
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reej501
13 August 2015|
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Response from Ruesga | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car in Izmir. Drove to Pamukkale, Laodicea, Kusadasi & Ephesus. For us it worked quite well and was the best option.
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