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Termessos

On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya 07100, Turkey
+90 242 238 5688
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Private Tour: Termessos Ancient City and Duden Waterfalls
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“ancient city” (34 reviews)
“national park” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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On the Antalya Burdur Road, Antalya 07100, Turkey
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+90 242 238 5688
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend going early in the morning to beat the heat and sun if going in the Summer. Pack a backpack with food, ample water, snacks, and wear appropriate shoes and socks. Use the restroom before the hike, no bathrooms on the hiking trail or...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

Thank Aker C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Kingsley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

Thank Haechang Y
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,...More

Thank Stacwith8
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...More

1  Thank Tas66
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...More

Thank Katalin S
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...More

2  Thank Laura E
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...More

Thank traveller2015652
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!

Thank lenka825
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Sabian T
Hey everyone. I'm staying at Liman mahallese and was wondering the best way to get to Termessos. We have little funds so the cheapest will be best. Thank you.
3 February 2017|
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Response from Kay S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As far as I can remember there was no public transport to Termosses though taxi was not that expensive. It is worth a morning trip.
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below38
Hi Joe! I'm in Antalya now and am planning to go to Termessos tomorrow. I was planning to go to Ephesus but I can't deal with crowds. Still, do you think it is worth going there? Thanks! Also, if you can recommend any other great ruins you saw, please let me know. Of course, I am doing my own research.
5 September 2015|
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Response from John_MtEden | Reviewed this property |
We also really enjoyed Sagalossus, about 100kms north of Antalya. It was very quiet but really well maintained with good signage. We visited while staying at Egadir which was a good base. Despite the crowds, Ephesus was... More
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Carwren
How much is the entrance fee
25 March 2015|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is 5tl that you pay at the gate before carrying on a mile or so to the ruins themselves. There is a carpark, with public loos, just before accessing the ruins which can only be done on foot.
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