Four Continents 2012

Pergamum day trip

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  The remains of the Library at Pergamum, which once had some 200,000 scrolls. †
 
  The Acropolis, with the Temple of Trajan in its centre. †
  Detail on the Acropolis frieze. †
  The Temple of Trajan. †
  The gymnasium and baths seen from higher up the hill. †
  The 10,000-seat theatre, built into the side of a hill which made it narrower and higher than most Greek theatres. †
 
  The Asclepion is some distance away and was an ancient medical centre. It was approached along a Roman bazaar street, once lined with shops. †
  The remains include a Roman theatre. †

The last day trip was to Pamukkale.

 

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