Aphrodisias Tour From Pamukkale
09.30 – You will be collected from the hotels in Pamukkale town and meet with your local tour guide. We drive to the Ancient City of Aphrodisias. Visit Sebasteion, Theater, Odeon, Aphrodite Temple, Agora, Hadrian Baths, Tiberius Portico, Bishop Palace, Stadium, Tetraphylon.
Aphrodisias named after Aphrodite because she has a sanctuary and a unique cult image in this city. In antiquity, the sanctuary in Aphrodisias was distinctive with its cult of Aphrodite. The cult image of Aphrodite was a mixture of her Carian origins and several Anatolian deities.
The Aphrodisias city, being close to a marble quarry, owned a famous sculpture school. It became a famous city in the Roman world with its beautifully built sculptures. Today a lot of sculptures are still in a good shape to see in Aphrodisias and Aphrodisias museum. Also, Aphrodisias is known as one of best preserved ancient cities in Turkey. Aphrodisias mentioned in Suda, a massive Byzantine encyclopedia.
It is also famous among renowned scholars and philosophers. Xenocrates, who had been a student of Plato is believed to live in Aphrodisias.
At the end of the Aphrodisias guided tour from Pamukkale, return back to the hotel around 16.00.
Note: If your next destination is not returned back to your hotel in Pamukkale. Also, we can provide you the bus ticket to Fethiye, Antalya, Cappadocia, Kusadasi, Istanbul or Selcuk. If you like to arrange your next transportation please inform us on your request.