From Rome Empire to Ottoman Empire, a collection of civilations, culture and lifes. Main antique cities in Turkey are Ephesus, Aphrodisias, Pergamum (pergamon) , Hierapolis, priene, didyma, priene and more, visit Turkey Travel Agency Eyewitness Turkey Travel for whole list and antique city tours of Turkey. There are nearly 100 antique cities in Turkey but 77 of them are registered for Culture Ministry, others will be open for travelers in next years. There are many antique cities and ruins in Turkey for lovers, Throughout its great history over 10,000 years Anatolia the field now Turkey has been the birthplace of many civilisations and empires all of them left their heritage in unique ways. The most popular antique city is Ephesus near Izmir city. Eyewitness Turkey travel agency has many options for travelers who like to visit and explore culture and history. Follow link to Eyewitness Turkey Turkey travel's Ephesus Tours . It's easy to connect to more than one antiqu cities to travel in a few days, we can recommend you start from Troy and go to Pergamon, next Ephesus and hierapolis. You can see artemis ruins while you are in Ephesus. Moreover, you can go to Didyma, priene following Aegean cost line. Moreover Antalya, Adıyaman offer you antiqu cultures with it's own way. The Acropolis and Asklepion of Pergamum, are listed among the top 100 historical sites on the Mediterranean. It is also home to one of the seven churces of the Apocalypse. Still, it is a hard sell.
The ancient city of Pergamum (also written as Pergamon) dates back to the 12th century B.C. but saw its first notable era of prosperity under Lydian King Croesus in the 6th century B.C. Pergamum briefly fell under Persian control.