Temple of Apollo, Didim

4.5
#1 of 20 in Historic Sites in Aydin Province
Walk in the shadow of imposing columns at Temple of Apollo, one of the most important sanctuaries of the ancient world. The temple sits at the site of ancient Didyma, which was, next to Delphi, the largest center of the cult of Apollo. After the destruction of the original temple in the 5th century BCE, a grand project of reconstruction was started, but never finished. Giant columns and elaborate stone reliefs allow you to imagine the magnitude of the envisioned temple. The ruins lie in the town center surrounded by a good selection of cafes and restaurants. If you're visiting on a hot day make sure to bring adequate sun protection. Arrange to visit Temple of Apollo and other attractions in Didim using our Didim travel itinerary planner.
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  • Great history visit, walk round , see feel and imagine all the history that went on here. Very relaxed atmosphere and some great sights.  more »
  • You can not take a tour, we went by bus 10-12 minutes. Very nice and the market near excellent buy souvenirs
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  • One of the best place to see in the west of Turkey in a region known as Didim. The teple has dedicated to God Apollo and his twin sister godess Artemis.
  • Hidden gem. Nobody would come to Turkey to visit only Apollon Temple. But it's a gem
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