Duration: Approx. 7, 5 hours
Highlights: Sardes, Kadifekale Castle, Kemeralti Market

Sardes was the capital of the ancient Lydia where the royal road ended. The most important architectural works that were discovered here were The Synagogue and Gymnasium. Visit Temple of Artemis situated 2 km south of the city. An altar had existed already here since the end of the fifth century B.C. to the before mentioned altar had its face to the west. Sardis had reaches its zenith. See the famous Patroclos River once King Midas of the Phrygians had a bath in it. One of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor, the Sardis church is also heavily visited after lunch we proceed to Izmir, visit KADIFEKALE CASTLE. On Mt. Pagos, the impressive ruins of the castle and its walls, we continue to Agora, or market place, was built during the time of Alexander the Great. We visit the Archaeological Museum. The Museum, which is close to Konak square, has marvelous collection of antiquities. Finally, we visit Kemeralti Market. Most visitors find the streets of Kemeralti Market area fascinating.

• From /to Hotel and Airport
• Professional English speaking Official Tour Guide
• Entrance fees to the various sites
• Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle

• Beverages
• Personal expenses
• Tip to driver and tour guide
• Anything unless specified being included

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