We take a short visit here between Priene and Didyma. It has a different touch but it is amazing. It was nice to visit it.
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Lovely views and nice to see apart off the Turkish history. Was very nice to see and cheap to walk around. Views off the countryside where amazing and calm and relaxing. Took family and friends to it and they loved it.. Highly recommend for views...More
Miletus is not the easiest place to get to unless you have a hire car but it is well worth a visit if you are interested in ancient history and architecture. If you are and you are able to get there, I urge you to...More
Visited Miletos first in 2005, steeped in history. Returned in 2017 only to find many parts had collapsed and in disrepair. Such a shame that it has been allowed to deteriorate to the extent it has. The nearby mosque however has been restored and is...More
Amazing place for those with an interest in ancient history. The theatre in particular is very impressive and one of the most beautiful examples of the Greek-Roman styles. Firstly the car park costs 5 lira and admission 10 lira. You can also get talking guide...More
The original city was relaid out on a gridiron plan by Hippodamus in the mid-C5th bce, although that is little in evidence now (Priene is a much better example). The theatre survives quite well with some interesting reliefs. Sadly, most of the other structures in...More
The theatre itself is worth the trip. Built and modified by first the Greeks, Romans, and Byzantines, evidenced by the three different sizes of brickwork. Originally built to seat 5000 it would eventually be extended to seat some 25000. Just a short walk from the...More