Pergamon and Izmir Day Trip (Private)
Day Tour Turkey
We present you our tour called Pergamon and Izmir Day Trip (Private), which is one of day tours from Izmir.
Duration: 14 hrs
Time: 05:30 am
Pickup Point: Izmir-Turkey
Highlights: Kizlaragasi inn, Clock tower, Kadifekale (Velvet Castle), Elevator, Agora, and Kemeralti Bazaar, Pergamon Ancient City, Pergamon Museum, Asklepeion, Red Basilica (Kizil Avlu)
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE PERGAMON AND IZMIR?
The Ancient City of Pergamon, one of the most important cultural centers of the Hellenistic period, bears the traces of the Hellenistic period, especially in its libraries, temples, streets, waterways, fountains and cisterns, trade centers, theater and social areas. We recommend anyone interested in the Hellenistic Period to visit the Ancient City of Pergamon. Also Pergamon was the home of Dr.Galen the founder of pharmacology. The Serapis Temple was converted into a church and was one of the first of the Severn Churches mentioned in the Bible. Pergamon is “throne of Satan,” referred to by St.John in the Book of Revelations.
CONCEPT OF THE TOUR
We start this tour with the Izmir Clock Tower, which was built in 1901 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ottoman Sultan II.Abdulhamid’s accession to the throne. Afterwards, we will go to place called ‘’Elevator’’ by passing the Dario Moreno street, which is named after the Dario Moreno who is Izmir lover and artist of Jewish origin. Our next stop is Kemeralti Bazaar. Kemeralti was formed by filling the sea coast and opening new residential areas and commercial establishments since 1650-1670. In addition, Also It is a district and bazaar where commercial activities are high. We will visit another historical place, Agora of Izmir.
Founded in the 4th century BC, the Agora was rebuilt with the support of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius after the earthquake in 178 AD. Our last stop is Kadifekale, which is also a historical place. Then we pass the Pergamon Ancient City, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. Afterwards, we complete our program by visiting the Pergamon Museum and the Asklepeion and go on the return journey.
When the Tour of Pergamon and Izmir Day Trip (Private) is completed we will transfer you end of the day Tour of Izmir.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- Private Transfers to and Pergamon and Izmir
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver