We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Didyma (Didim)

20 km S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$115.00*
and up
Private Tour to Priene, Miletus and Didyma
More Info
US$137.50*
and up
Private Ephesus Miletus Dydima Tour from Port Kusadasi
More Info
US$385.26*
and up
Priene Miletus Didyma Tour with Private Guide
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This was once an important religious site of ancient Ionia and home to a large Temple of Apollo.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“apollo temple” (9 reviews)
“day trip” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
20 km S of Miletus on Rte. 09-55 | 75 km south of Kusadasi, Didim, Turkey
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (339)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"apollo temple"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"day trip"
in 5 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 2 reviews
"greek world"
in 2 reviews
"ancient greek"
in 2 reviews
"columns"
in 21 reviews
"site"
in 27 reviews
"ephesus"
in 18 reviews
"artemis"
in 6 reviews
"pilgrimage"
in 3 reviews
"compact"
in 2 reviews
"medusa"
in 5 reviews
"beaches"
in 7 reviews
"sea"
in 7 reviews
"sanctuary"
in 2 reviews
"tunnel"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit and loved the history behind the visit very hot day but all in all enjoyable steeped in history beautiful camera shots well worth a holiday memory

Thank Pez55
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You may think you’ve seen a few temples... but this one is huge. You need a little imagination, but only a little. As the LP guide book says, going here allows you to understand the Temple of Artemis near Ephesus.

1  Thank Dom682014
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were taken aback by the detail in the work on each of the pillars it was obviously a really important place back in the day and its quite amazing to stand below and realise the magnitude of the site and the work that was...More

Thank AngiePetkovic
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful city with friendly and helpful people, loads of shops great beaches and nice views. Went there had lovely Döner in the city it was brilliant and everything is cheap. Shopping centre is a place were anyone should visit it. Nice and cheap stuff there.

Thank Premton K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Located around 17k away from the more well known Miletus, The temple of Apollo at Didyma was first erected by the ancient Greek c. 8th Century BC. It is thought to have been considered a sacred place well before that though. Today it remains an...More

Thank Kesira
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Didyma was an ancient Greek sanctuary on the coast of Ionia. It contained a temple and oracle of Apollo, the Didymaion. Visit the site during sunset time 😊🌞

Thank mselam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was one of the most important temples of the archaic world. The original Didymaion was destroyed by the Persians along with Miletus. Alexander the Great began the rebuilding of the temple, designed by Paionios and Daphnis. It was built over a period of about...More

Thank Rod F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small city but beautiful near the sea with a side of historical places like Apollo temple. There is a lot of British people leave in this area.

Thank AlQatabi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I really enjoyed vising this amazing, ancient temple. The Oracle Temple of Apollo was one of the most important temples of the ancient Mediterranean. From the three remaining Ionian columns, to the carvings of Medusa and Perseus, to the carved gryphons in the Adytum, to...More

Thank Andrew D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You could, if you wanted, walk round the outside of this site, and see it all , but it is well worth the TL10 entry fee, the explanatory boards are very informative. We travelled from Soke by dolmus, which stop right outside the temple on...More

Thank kandcbuxton
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 79 hotels in Didim
Medusa House Hotel
30 reviews
.11 km away
Hotel Ksantos
6 reviews
.43 km away
Didim Beach Resort Aqua & Elegance Thalasso
1,881 reviews
1.80 km away
Panormos Hotel
220 reviews
2.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Harabe Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
26 reviews
.08 km away
Pie King
9 reviews
.93 km away
Ramo's Bar Golden Park
21 reviews
1.46 km away
Panormos hotel restaurant
21 reviews
1.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Temple of Apollo
905 reviews
1.68 km away
Altinkum Beach
1,144 reviews
3.81 km away
Siesta Boat Trip Altinkum
76 reviews
4.20 km away
IMX Tour - Daily Tours
69 reviews
3.76 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6666666666
7 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 292bob | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the delay in replying been away. the answer to your question is Its at the point where Ogruluk Cd changes to Ataturk Blv. There id a good view of tha site on Google earth, I hope you enjoy the visit it is a... More
1
Vote
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor