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Aspendos (Turkey)

Practical information about Aspendos

  • Countryside
  • Archaeological Site
  • Place or Historical Monument
  • Off the beaten track
4 / 5 - One review
How to get there
One hour from Antalya by car
When to go
From September to May
Minimum stay
Half a day

Reviews of Aspendos

Charlotte Breton Travel writer
16 travel articles

Lovers of historical sites will adore Aspendos, an ancient Greco-roman city containing one of the best preserved ancient theaters in Turkey.

My suggestion:
It's best to spend the day there and picnic on higher ground at midday, surrounded by natural countryside and with breathtaking views out over the site.
Staying in Antalya meant I was located quite close to the magnificent site known as Aspendos. I advise going there on a day trip and returning to spend the night in Antalya in the evening. Aspendos is an absolutely exceptional site: an ancient Greco-Roman city composed of very beautiful, and very numerous, architectural remnants and ruins – aqueduct, theater, the remains of a basilica, etc. – located out in the middle of the countryside.
Aspendos aqueduct
Theater of Aspendos
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