Aphrodisias ancient city ,Karacasu potery production centre, Ancient marble query
The ancient city of Aphrodisias is one of the most important archaeological sites of the late Hellenistic and Roman period in Turkey. The extraordinary preservation of the site and its marble culture makes Aphrodisias an important laboratory for the study of many aspects of Greek city life under the Roman Empire. The city was famous for its Sculpture school. Visiting The museum has an especially good collection of Roman sculpture . Visit ancient marble quarry. Visit Karacasu, a small village near Aphrodisias is famous with its potteries, which exist since more than two centuries. All of them (the number is about 40) are under the earth level. Lunc at the local restaurant. At this area 'pide' is very famous local food. Pide is Turkish flat bread.
Drive from Kusadasi, one and half hour driving, on the way see countryside. Visiting Aphrodisias ancient city and museum of Afrodisias. See the ancient temple dedicated to Aphrodite, theatre, one of the best preserved ancient stadium.
Visit the museum is near the ancient city of Aphrodisias, and only the pieces taken out from the excavations in Aphrodisias are exhibited. It is possible to see the marbel ancient work of art.
Visit ancient marble quarry. A database of the ancient marbles quaries near Aphrodisias is reported. This is a special visit.
Visit Karacasu pottery production place. Karacasu this region of Anatolia is one of the exact date of the beginning of pottery in this region is certain to be produced since ancient times. You can see at least tree hundred years old production centre , with the same tecnique they are using. pottery production centre uses traditional tecnique .
Local lunch, tase local famous pide.
Drive back to Kusadasi .
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
Aprox. 6-7 hour tour
A/C vehicle and walking.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 tl - Personal expences
According to Turkish law tours can be organize only by Travel agency so tour are listed here done by Travel agency code 5058