The ancient city of Aphrodisias was once the capital of the province of Lydia and now one of the best standing ancient cities in Turkey. As because of its’ hard to reach location, not as many people visit the city though. For most of the people visiting the city, Aphrodisias is as impressive as Ephesus Ancient City.
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Hierapolis Ancient City was founded in 2nd century B.C and it was always a very important Ancient Roman City because of the thermal springs. It was used as a healing center in ancient times. The ancient city contains the biggest necropolis (cemetery) in Anatolia with about 1200 graves. What makes Hierapolis Ancient City different from the others is that monumental limestone and marble tombs, sarcophagi and house-type tombs. There is also a theatre with 20000 people capacity and St. Philip Martyrium. In this tour, we will combine Aphrodisias and Hierapolis Ancient Cities.
We will pick you up from your hotel around 08:30am and drive to Aphodisias Ancient City for about 2 hours. Then, you will visit The Temple of Aphrodite, Tetrapylon (one of the symbols of Turkey), Agora, Theatre, Sebasteion and the museum of Aphrodisias. The walk through the city will take over 2 hours and then we will offer you lunch. After lunch, we will drive you back to Pamukkale to visit Hierapolis Ancient City.
We will visit the biggest Necropolis (cemetery) in Turkey, The Domitian and Byzantium Gates, Main Street and The theatre which has a capacity of 20.000 seats. After visiting the theater, you will have some free time to enjoy a possible swim in Cleopatra Pool. There is an extra 10 Euro entrance fee for this pool. The walk in the Hierapolis ruins will end with the arrival to Travertine terraces. The tour will end around 17:30 and then we will drive you back to your hotel in Pamukkale or Denizli.
The rate for the tour will be 130 Euro per person including pick-up / drop-off from your hotel in Pamukkale or Denizli, professional English-speaking tour guide, admission fees, transportation with A/C vehicle, lunch and taxes.
Please send us an email to get detailed information and make your booking. We will reply your request the latest in 24 hours.