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Address: On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya 07100, Turkey
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+90 242 238 5688
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the...

Approximately 34 kilometers northwest of Antalya lies Termessos and the beautiful Güllük Dagi National Park. The ancient Psidian city is built on a mountain platform, surrounded by pine woods and an abundance of rare plants. It’s one of the best preserved historical sites of Turkey and, due to its isolated location, an oasis of calm and tranquility.

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For Antic city lovers.

It is 25 km a way from Antalya city center. 5 tl enterance fee. When you enter Termessos antic city enterance you need to drive around 8 km till the antic city. Roads are good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is 25 km a way from Antalya city center. 5 tl enterance fee. When you enter Termessos antic city enterance you need to drive around 8 km till the antic city. Roads are good. When you reach the parking area you need to walk to up to hill. If it is too hot you might sweat a lot. You... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Somewhat overweight, a bit arthritic in the joints feet and knees, I struggled up the steep hill to the ruined city. My 31 year old daughter cruised up, my wife and I enjoyed the occasional 'mercy benches' on the way! My own preference has always been for a well reconstructed, well excavated ancient city, but I have to admit to... More 

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Thank Kingsley F
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As for my trip, I was from the Dosemealti. Take bus No.506 then take off at Termesessos Caddesi. Walked 2km to a highway road (you can do hitchike 100%. Only one way) and walked to a ticket office 300m(?). Arrived at a ticket office 14:30pm and paid 5TL for entrance ticket. it's far away 8-9km to a starting point or... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Yes it was a hike, a rocky one. But so beautiful. Our 5 and 7 year olds did a great job. We ate our packed lunch at the amphitheater. Be sure to take water along. Due to timing we didn't hike up to the firehouse, and our friends that did said we missed the best view ever!

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Thank Stacwith8
Perth
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Reading guidebooks just gave no clue as to how totally stunning this site is. The mountainous amphitheatre looking across to a mountain backdrop just spectacular. We had over 5 hours there but that wasnt long enough to check out the southern necropolis or the outer regions of the site (some of the group had some mobility issues so a bit... More 

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

A visit to Termessos can be a nice one-day trip from Antalya. At least 3-4 hours are needed to fully get the feel of it, it is a vast area. After paying the 5-lira entrance fee you'll drive the 9 km long narrow, winding road to the parking lot. Then you can start the hike uphill. As this is a... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Termessos ruins are about 30 km from Antalya. The entrance fee is very cheap (5 Lira), I think not very many people go there. The ruins are at about 1500 meters in altitude, and are very scattered, so it is a combination of seeing ruins and hiking. I recommend taking plenty of water and food/snacks with you. We kept moving... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Top on the Hill not difficult to climb but sure not a place for handicap persons or small Children. But when you reach the City you will understand why you are there a specially Theater looking from this high to lowland amasing View. And ancient Water Stores the Technic they use with the water reserve level to remind. Perfect workmanship..

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Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A must for people who are looking for unique hidden historical places. A beautiful view. A physical effort which is worth!

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

One of the good saved ancient theatre in Antalya region. Located not far from city centre and easy accessible for all type of tourists. In the upper part there is a beautiful sea and mountain view.

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