Great place to view the entire town and surrounding countryside. You can park at the base of the castle (for a fee) 5 Lira and ride the gondola (teleferik) for another fee 15 Lira. Once your on top another fee to get in, but worth...More
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When visiting Bergama, this one should be on your list. Gives you a perfect impression how people in the antique world were taking care of health. A fully equipped center, from incubation rooms, to special fountains and baths, even with a very well kept theater...More
The earliest Asclepion was built in the C4th bce, but attained its present form in the C2nd ce. The most famous healers who worked here included Satyros and Galenus. Approached by a sacred way, it is an open space 130m x 110m surrounded on 3...More
On surface, it may be just a ruin, but it has a long history of being an ancient health centre. See what ancient people do here: there is an incubation room, treatment building, a sacred fountain that still has fresh spring water running out, a...More
The ruins talk for themselves, showing off their history of medical care in all its facets, eg psychology, health care and recuperation. Don't overlook this site below the old Pergamon.
The Asclepion was an ancient healing temple and medical centre and is located at the base of the Pergamon Acropolis. Weather it was spiritual or physical, some of the early treatments included massage, mud baths, herbal remedies and psychotherapy. There was even a theatre built...More
Don't overlook this amazing ruins. Originally a spa and the birthplace of pharmacology. You can spend several hours wandering through the ruins including road in, healing fountain, incubating rooms, amphitheater, and more. Well worth the visit.