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Perge Ancient City Travel Guide

Perge Ancient City

Perge: It is the ancient city in Anatolia, Pamphylia Region. Today, 18 km east of Antalya, near the village of Murtuna is the ruins. Perge was located on the trade route connecting Pisidia Region on the east by passing Pamphylia Region from east to west. It was also one of the most important cities of Pamphylia, since it was also very near to the Aksu (Kestros) River, which was convenient to reach at that time. The fact that the name of the city is not Greek indicates that it is an old settlement like Side.History: The city is first encountered in the 4th century BC. It was conquered by Alexander the Great in 333 BC. In the period when the city was under Seleucid rule, III. It was made in Antiochus time (223-187 BC). After the Apameia Peace in 188 BC, he went to Rome under the will of the Kingdom of Pergamum (133 BC) under Roman domination. The greatest development of the Roman administration was in the first three centuries AD. In the 4th century AD, Christianity began to weaken. He came to Arab raids. Seljuks in 1207, Hamidoğullarına in 1299 was taken. It joined the Ottoman lands in 139l by I. Murat.Historical Works: The actual city on the plains of the acropolis is divided into four divisions by two broad streets with a pillar and a water channel in the middle, which intersect in the south-north and east-west directions. In Perge, all the remains visible outside the temple, theater, the stadium, the Plancia Magna grave monument and the southern extension of the north-south cadast are all within the Hellenistic period city walls. The door (outer door) between the two square towers is dated to the Hadrian period. From the door, there is a rectangular courtyard, followed by a triumphal door. This, in turn, leads to the old city gate known as the oval courtyard door. This door, which is planned in the form of a horse-shaped and protected by two monumental round carriages, remains from the Hellenistic period. To the east of the door is a courtyard-type (peristyle) agora surrounded by pillars. There is a planned monumental fountain (nymphaion) at the northern end of the column of acropolis. Among the other important building remains remaining in the city walls are the baths of the western gate of the east-west cadet, which can be considered as well-preserved palestrains from the acropolis of the same house. Among the residences outside the city is Perge stadion, the second stadion which is the best ever day after Aphrodisias. This Roman structure dated to the 2nd century AD is 12 thousand people. The theater resting on a hill is 15 thousand people, similar to Greek theaters in plan form.

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10 Days Turkey Tour Package From Istanbul gives you time to relax and visit the best ancient cities in Turkey. You will have lovely ten day dream vacation with this tour package from Istanbul to, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Didyma, Antalya and Cappadocia.
15 Days Grand Turkey Tour Package
15 Days grand Turkey tour is relaxing and history tour package covers Istanbul, Ephesus, Priene, Miletos, Didyma, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Blue Cruise (4 Days - 3 Nights), Olimpos, Antalya, Perge, Aspendos, Side and Cappadocia sights. You will start to the tour when you arrive in Istanbul and at the end of the tour, we will transfer you for your international flight.
Istanbul Private Tour
Istanbul to Athens tour itinerary is best option to combine history and relaxin vacation in Turkey & Greece. You will visit most famous cities of Turkey and most famous Islands of Greece and sights. You tour programme covers Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Kas, Fethiye, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Samos Island, Mykonos Island, Santorini Island, Delphi and Athens.
Istanbul and Antalya Tour Package
You are in to fly from Istanbul to Antalya on the first day of the programme. Second day explore the Perge - Aspendos & Side Ancient Cities with guided day tour. You will have time to relax on the sandy beaches with this programme in Antalya.
Antalya Tour
4 Days Antalya Tour Package from Istanbul is covering the historical sites and leisurely days on the beaches in Antalya. Your programme including your hotel acommodation, guided Perge - Aspendos and Side ancient sights of Antalya in Turkey.
9 Day Tours for Turkey Honeymooners
4 Days Cappadocia & Antalya tour package from Istanbul covers the natural beauty and leisure an the Mediterranean beach in Turkey. You will fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia than discover the Cappadocia. Continue to Antalya and visit Perge, Aspendos and Side ancient cities in Antalya.
9 Day Tours for Turkey Honeymooners
Here is a great opportunity for those who want to spend honeymoon in Turkey. 9 days sightseeing tour itinerary for honeymooners takes you to the South of Turkey. On your Turkey honeymoon itinerary to South you will also visit Ephesus and Pamukkale. You will relax and visit the historical sights of Turkey.
Our Blue Cruise From Fethiye to Olympos
Diamonds of Aegean & Mediterranean coastline of Turkey tour programme covers most famous historical and relaxing cities on your holiday. You will have guided tours in historical towns and you will be freedom with your self drive. You will have dream vacation in Turkey that never forget.
Turkey Tour
18 Days Turkey Tour is great option for exploring Turkey. Exclusive Turkey Tour Package gives you an opportunity to visit historical sights of turkey with a local guide and self exploronation by renting car. 18 Days Turkey Tour Package is half relaxing and half historical sightseeing tour. If you do not want to join tours everyday and want a self drive and be free, Exclusive Turkey Tour is the best option for your travel type.
9 Day Tours for Turkey Honeymooners
It is a perfect 7 days tour package for exploring Istanbul and Antalya. You will feel the history in Istanbul and relax in Antalya. Spend 2 days in Istanbul and visit all the majot sights such as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and more. Also enjoy with Bosphorus cruise and visit Asian sights of Istanbul. Afterwards relax in Antalya
Istanbul and Antalya Tour Package
You will be pick up from your hotel and you will have fully guided Perge Aspendos & Side day tour. Tour covers all your transportations, guiding service, entrance fees, lunch and hotel pick up and drop off. At the end of the tour return back to your hotel.
Kusadasi Cruise Port
The other long termSpirit Of Anatolia Package Tour - 10 Days option is giving you chance for visit 10 most important ancient site and the historical area ( Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Priene, Miletos, Didyma, Hierapolis, Perge, Aspendos and Cappadocia) in 4 different region of Turkey.
St Paul’s Walk of Mission Tour in Turkey
On the St.Paul’s Walk of Mission tour in Turkey you will find yourself in a epic and spiritual story. When you following footprints of St.Paul you’re not only share he’s mission also you are going to discover Anatolian’s first Christians wealths.Hundreds of years old churches, altars,monasteries and tons of untold history. “Lift a stone, and you will find me there.! (Thomas 19-77)”
Istanbul and Antalya Tour Package
30 Days Turkey Tour Package; This is the longest and best package option that we can offer and organised while you are in Turkey. In this packsge you will have a enough time to analyse and enjoy each local town, cities, from one side to the other. You have enough time to explore every each city. You do not have tour everyday.
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