Travel Blogs from Bergama, Turkey

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Three days four nights, Izmir: Selcuk, Sirince, Foca, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Three days four nights

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... Izmir to Selcuk to Ephesus - Efes back to Selcuk to Sirince back to Selcuk to Izmir to Foca again back to Izmir to Bergama to the Bergama yol (road) and finally returned to Istanbul (via coast/sahil). We (being 15 from 10 countries...I hope I got that ...

Infamy infamy, they've all got it in for me, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Infamy infamy, they've all got it in for me

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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Why are we leaving gorgeous Ayvalik, our stunning guesthouse and lovely friends to go and see ruins I wonder as Tania harries me off to the bus stop. Two hours later and having checked into a hotel where the owner admits "I am Gobi" (yep really) we trek ...

Pergamon Unclichéd II, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pergamon Unclichéd II

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... to the north east, but starting southeast, around a reservoir lake which lies below the northern (backside) of the Pergamon Acropolis in Bergama, Turkey. The following day I didn't walk so far. But, a really cold wind chilled me to the bone, especially as ...

Leavıng Isanbul and headıng to Pergamum, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Leavıng Isanbul and headıng to Pergamum

A travel blog entry by sambarker

... getting up to catch a 9am ferry that didn't exist and waiting until 12.30 at the terminal. After buses galore I make ıt to Bergama that night and went to the Acropolis the next day which was wicked! My first Monument break in! I'll put some pictures ...

Day 64, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Day 64

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher

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... and white herons, Pygmy cormorants and Glossy Ibis, it was quite an impressive sight. We left after after lunch for Bergama, formerly Pergamum, an ancient powerful city, home to a hilltop acropolis. The drive passes through some lovely countryside, ...

And To The Church In Pergamum Write..., Bergama, Turkey travel blog

And To The Church In Pergamum Write...

A travel blog entry by josiah.chin

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... ; Uncle Albert and I then walked back over to the bus agent and to confirm the trip length; he assured us that we should be in Bergama in about two hours time. We checked in our bags and boarded our bus. Ten o'clock passed and the bus stopped for gas -- ...

More ruins of greatness, now sleepy town, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

More ruins of greatness, now sleepy town

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

... , one lane road that our taxi driver handled expertly.   We are off to bed for our second night in the hotel here in Bergama, and then off to Cenakkale tomorrow if all goes as planned, for 2 days of quiet relaxation in Bozcaada, a tiny island on the ...

Bergama, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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The bus trip from Istanbul to Bergama was surprisingly uneventful.  While traveling outside of your norm, you really are never sure what public transportation will be like and after some of our past experiences we figure anything is ...

Ancient Site of Pergamon, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Ancient Site of Pergamon

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... , I transfered to another small bus to Bergama, which is the site of the Ancient city of Pergamon and Asclepion. I arrived in Bergama around noon. I quickly checked in to my hostel (Odyssey Guesthouse). I was the only one booked so I essentially had ...

Pergamon, the Throne of Satan, and free water!, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pergamon, the Throne of Satan, and free water!

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) Today we drove to Pergamon/Bergama because it's one of the things you have to see if you're in the area.  Even though most of the artifacts are now to be found in Germany since they removed the temple to the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, ...

Off Season, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Off Season

A travel blog entry by dan-levitan

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... day but I was able, at considerable extra expense, to reach my destination later that evening. Despite the difficulty of reaching Bergama I was immediately relieved to find it a much more laid back and friendly place than Istanbul.  The next morning ...

Bergama - Ancient Pergamon, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama - Ancient Pergamon

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... and the nice family that runs it and headed off again, following the coast road around the bay of Edremit and down to Bergama, which was ancient Pergamon. Chris is finding the driving really easy so far - there has not been much traffic on the road ...

Day 65, Nusratlı, Turkey travel blog

Day 65

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher

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The day starts with a traumatic experience, as we are getting ready to leave some of the men who were here with the rams reappear, they untied them and proceed to sacrifice them almost in front of us. I have witnessed sacrifices in Nepal at their ...

Akropolis, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Akropolis

A travel blog entry by trent

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The Akropolis, which most people think of as being in Athens (which it is) but the word actually just means 'city at the top'; basically a defensive location on a hillside which houses the areas main religious and municipal buildings.  So, the ...

big walk equals free entry, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

big walk equals free entry

A travel blog entry by p45

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We arrived in the city around midday and after a few wrong turns ended up in a little cobblestone street that you could not fit anything wider than the micra in.We had to back down and ended up by the ruins.  Normally you can take a cable car up but ...

Pergamon Unclichéd I, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pergamon Unclichéd I

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... mean, how do you explain that timing? I went back to them, there at the head of the alley. I indicated I was going to walk to Bergama. We weren't communicating really well, but I did hear the word su, water. And, maybe dragons, or wild boars. And, I did ...

Bergama and the ruins of Pergamon, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama and the ruins of Pergamon

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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Bergama was a strange mix of gouge-the-tourist prices and genuinely lovely people who stopped to give us a lift or chat to us. Sights they do have, namely Pergamon, a Roman city dating from 100BC including the oldest known hospital and a library to rival ...

Bergama**, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama**

A travel blog entry by loelai

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In English En espanol German Bergame Ce qui est plutôt kiffant ici, c'est l'absence totale de touristes !! Bon bien sur , sans touristes, ça manque un peu d'animation ici le soir .. Le site est plutôt sympa, tjrs à 10 euro, mais il y a moyen de ...

Legendary Fishermen and Herds of Wild Tortoises, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Legendary Fishermen and Herds of Wild Tortoises

A travel blog entry by chickensafloat

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... , if not better than those in Greece. The bazaars are fun, although not entirely hassle free.   Turkey really does tourism well. While we were in Bergama it was National Tourism Week and we witnessed many school bands parading to town squares and ...

Bargains in Bergama, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bargains in Bergama

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... on the sýde of the hýghway 8km out of town. We consýdered walkýng but luckýly a publýc bus drove by.   Bergama was once called Pergamum. I'm not sure if this was it's name in Roman times, or due to the Greek-Turkish population swap in the ...

Loved Bergama, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Loved Bergama

A travel blog entry by krupnicksgo

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... the only overnight tourists in town. As we stayed 2 nights, Ilana prepared a picnic for us on our adventures. Bergama has a wonderful Akropol overlooking town. We were fortunate with a wonderful guide with enthusiasm to include the children and their ...

May 13, 2012, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

May 13, 2012

A travel blog entry by loveambassadors

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Ruined!, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Ruined!

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... ferry to Canakkale. We were the last car to fit and it pulled away after a couple o' minutes... worked out nicely. Today's plan... Bergama to check out Pergamum. I must admit we're not that well read on Turkey, nor ancient ruins, but most people seemed to ...

Pergamon (Bergama, Turkey): In the Snow, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pergamon (Bergama, Turkey): In the Snow

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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This is my third visit to Bergama, Turkey, location for the fabulous acropolis of ancient Pergamon. Each visit has been a gift of memorable occurrences. My first visit was in the Spring of 1970, in the middle of a four-year hitch-hiking trip around the ...

Pide, the canoe shaped pizza, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pide, the canoe shaped pizza

A travel blog entry by dave_carol

... For dinner we had some delicious Pide which is basically Turkey's version of pizza.  The next morning an englishmen who visited Bergama frequently showed us around the old part of town and then pointed us in the direction of the Acropolis.  ...

Bergama, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... and his knowledge of nervous and circulatory systems remained the basis for Western medicine up until the 16th century. As for the town, Bergama is much less visited than Ephesus and that is what is nice about it.  The village has a very laid back ...

Pergamum, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Pergamum

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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5/25 We drove from Troy to Pergamum (modern day Bergama) through terrain that looked similar to the Texas hill country (of course, it was scenic). The area was hot and dry with plenty of wheat fields. The roads are just horrible through here although ...

Bergama, Pergamon, potato-potata, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Bergama, Pergamon, potato-potata

A travel blog entry by clarf

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... , long sides of the hill and the fact that I didn’t want to miss anything!), where we found a beautiful view down on Bergama below. The top also had various temples and a huge amphitheatre. It literally left me awe-struck to imagine this place being ...

Day 4 of  the Turkey Experience - Pergamum, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Day 4 of the Turkey Experience - Pergamum

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... to the bus and headed off from Kusadasi on a two hour trip to Pergamom just outside of the city of Bergama, to see some more ancient ruins. Spent two hours looking around this historical site and got some amazing photos. Before getting back ...

Exploring ancient ruins of Pergamum and Asklepion, Bergama, Turkey travel blog

Exploring ancient ruins of Pergamum and Asklepion

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... I caught him in action with my telescopic camera lens! Our first stop of the day was in a town with a modern name of Bergama (ancient Pergamum) where from the plain, I could clearly see perched on the very high hilltop the great acropolis of Pergamum, ...

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