Travel Blogs from Geyre, Turkey

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Aphrodisias, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... to content myself with this display. Otherwise I again traced a walk around Aphrodesias. Aphrodesias is one of the most popular of Turkey's many touristic destinations. John Ash, a writer mentioned in a previous blog, has a disdain for the place. I ...

Aphrodisias romance, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias romance

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... - it's up there with Paestum for Greek ruins and far and away the most incredibly profound Greek "ruins" experience in Turkey.  Although I have to say after visiting the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation in Ankara, my scope of history is ...

The incredible ruins of Aphrodisias, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

The incredible ruins of Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... beautiful day ahead of us.   Two hours later, our first stop for the day was made in a town by the name of Geyre where the ruins of Aphrodisias were explored in depth!  Our TD went on explaining to us that these ruins were now recognized ...

Aphrodisias, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodisias

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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While anyone with even a cursory interest in Greek and Roman civilizations would have heard the names of famous ancient cities like Ephesus, Troy and Smyrna, few are likely to have heard of Aphrodisias. We freely admit that we had not heard of it. Not ...

Saw the Temple of Aphrodite and Tetrapylon, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

Saw the Temple of Aphrodite and Tetrapylon

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... century earthquakes, and never recovered from the last great earthquake.   SEP 29: Another coach ride to Antalya, Turkey's Turquoise Coast, and a visit to the ancient Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. ...

A Great Day's Biking, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

A Great Day's Biking

A travel blog entry by petcul

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... the autumn colours. There is little traffic on the roads and not a police radar trap in sight! I want to have a look at Aphrodisias near Geyre and check the guide's recommended hotel.   " Can you wait five minutes?" "Sure, I'm in no rush". I wait. 10 ...

Aphrodite and the Miracle of Geyre, Geyre, Turkey travel blog

Aphrodite and the Miracle of Geyre

A travel blog entry by petcul

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... their homes and for their work. The site was always well known and there are 19th century prints of it. In 1956 an earthquake damaged Geyre and the villagers were moved to another site. Since 1961 a Professor Dr. Kenan Erim (now buried on the site) began ...

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