• Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi
  • Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi

Tour overview

Didyma, The Home of a God. Didyma was not a city but one of the three oracle places

Itinerary

Meet with your tour guide at the hotel lobby in the morning and we start our tour. Didyma, The Home of a God. Didyma was not a city but one of the three oracle places. It was a center of the cult of Apollo, the god of divination. Divination was always popular and Apollo Temple had been a very important place for the Paganist people until Christianity gave a fatal blow to paganism. Words are not enough to describe Apollo Temple because of its amazing dimensions. It measured 118 meters by 60 meters,which is slightly larger than a football field. There were 128 finely decorated columns, some of which are 19.50 meters high. After visiting Didyma next destination is Miletos. The Hometown of Olympic Games Miletos, which had nearly 90 colonies, was one of the greatest and richest of all the Greek cities. It was the main trade center in Anatolia for a long time, and was also rich in culture; science, philosophy and architecture. The city was the home town of the famous philosophers of nature such as Thales, Aneximender, Aneximenes, Hekataios and also, the great city planner Hippodomus who was the first to try the grid city plan in Miletos. Also, we know that Miletos was known for athletics, very similar to the Olympic games. Moreover, the symbol of the Olympic games, the tripod with a fire, originates from the Lighthouse at the biggest harbor of Miletos. The Theater where St. Paul gave his emotional good-bye message to the elders of Ephesus, the Faustina Baths, The Harbour Monument and the Ilyas Bey Mosque are the highlights of the site. Than we will head to Priene. The Favorite Home of Alexander The Great Priene has one of the best settings of any of the cities of the ancient world. It was established in 350 BC. Being ruled by the Ionians, Lydians and the Persians, the city eventually came under the domain of Alexander the Great. Priene was so beautiful that it became Alexander's favorite place to stay in Asia Minor. After 200 years of Pergamon Kingdom rule, it became first a Roman city and then a Byzantine city. Finally an earthquake and malaria became two major reasons for the end of the city's inhabitation. The IVth century BC Athena Temple, Parliamentary Building, Fish Market, The Theater and the city walls are the best preserved attractions. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Kusadasi Priene Ancient City Miletus Ancient City Didyma Ancient City

Routes

Included

Guided Daily Didyma – Miletos - Priene Tour
Professional English-speaking tour guides
Pick up from your hotel
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Return transfer to your hotel
Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi Transport Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi Transport Daily Didyma – Miletos – Priene Tour From Kusadasi Transport
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded

International or Domestic flights
Insurance: All types
Lunch Daily Aqua Park Tour Daily Bafa Lake Tour Daily Bodrum Tour Daily Dalyan Tour Daily Pamukkale Tour Daily Pergamon Tour Daily Sirince Village Tour Daily Boat Cruise Kusadasi Daily Horse Safari Kusadasi Daily Jeep Safari Kusadasi Daily Quad Safari Kusadasi Daily Scuba Diving Kusadasi Half Day Private Ephesus Tour Full Day Private Ephesus Tour Full Day Regular Ephesus Tour Ephesus Skydiving Daily Turkish Bath Kusadasi Daily Turkish Night Kusadasi
Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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