Pergamon & Asklepion Tour

Pergamon Asklepion Tour Kusadasi

8 – 10 Hours


Experience a unique historical journey with your family and friends on the Pergamon & Asclepion Tour. You can join this unique historical journey, which is also on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List. By joining this tour, you can discover the ancient temples, palaces, agoras and historical Asclepion hospital of Pergamon, also known as the healing temple.

Pergamon and Asklepion Tour Programme

You will be picked up from the hotel, port or airport by transfer vehicles. During the journey to the city of Pergamon, which takes approximately 2 and half hours from Kusadasi, preliminary information and information about the general plan of the tour are given by your guide.

Pergamon City

The journey to Pergamon is completed by passing through the city of Izmir, which is historically known as the largest kingdom of the region. You will visit historical structures dating back to the stone and bronze ages in the city of Pergamon, which is considered the most important capital of ancient times. You will visit temples, palaces and agoras accompanied by detailed information provided by your guide.

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Zeus Altar & Parchment Library - Pergamon Trip - Izmir Kusadasi Excursions

Zeus Altar and Parchment Library

Other important points you can visit in the ancient city will be Zeus Altar and the Parchment Library, one of the largest libraries of ancient times. The parchment Library housed the most famous Collection of Books of that Tim written on a type of processed lamb and goat skins. This was invented in Pergamon, when the rulers of Ptolemean Egypt embargoed the export of Egyptian papyrus sheets to Pergamon.

Lunch Break

After the city tour, you can take a lunch break at a nice restaurant recommended by your guide. Since this trip is a special trip, it is up to you to make your program completely unique with your guide’s suggestions!

Healing Temple of Asklepion

After your lunch, you will go to Asklepion. This is a healing temple consecrated in the name of the ancient Greek god Asklepion. It was believed that the healing waters in it healed people in time. Asclepion is the medical school where famous ancient doctors such as Galenos and Hippocrates were trained and the first psychiatric hospital of the world. The hospital had large marble theaters and tunnels where patients could wander in the accompaniment of this healing water and bird sounds.

Healing Temple & Ancient Hospital of Pergamum Asklepion - Explore Kusadasi and Izmir

After the Asklepion, you will be able to visit short shopping tours accompanied by your guide, where you can collect memories of these historical places. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off with your vehicle at the pick-up point.

What is Included?

Hotel Transfers (Both Ways), Lunch, Full Guide Service, Insurance, All Entrance Fees

What is Excluded?

Personal Spendings, Red Basilica

Don’t Forget to Bring

Sun Cream, Sunglasses, Camera, Hat, Comfortable Footwear

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