Apollon Temple
Apollon Temple
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  • sunshine838
    Serbia52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Suprise 👍
    We decided to visit the Temple of Apollo and were really surprised at how much history has been preserved to some extent. The museum is wonderful full of historical sculptures both inside and outside the museum. The ticket is paid exclusively in Turkish lira.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 July 2023
  • 86nelle
    United Kingdom20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely worth a visit to temple and ‘Ancient Side’
    We were so glad we braved taking a trip from our hotel on the local bus to visit ‘ancient Side’. The area is very clean and beautiful. There are ruins around the town which you view from glass flooring above which you can walk over which the children loved. There was a land-train which we took down to the town as it was over 34 degrees but the walk down looked great as lots of history and ruins to see. You reach the ‘temple’ through the town and its sat beautifully at the edge of the shore. Great photo ops and then lovely just to sit at the rock pools enjoying the cool breeze. If we visited again we would make the effort to see the museum I think as would’ve liked to known more history around it.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 August 2023
  • Adele P
    Silsden, United Kingdom48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing history
    Side archelological area is amazing. You are literally walking amongst history. You walk amongst the ruins down towards the headland where the temple of apollo is located. It's takes a good few hours to wander through the area. The temple of apology is definitely the best photo spot. Make sure you bring you swimming gear as the beach is beautiful. Be aware Side obviously receives cruise ships and is set up to deal with them. It's expensive priced in euros not TL. It cost us £10 for 4 cans of pop. If you can bring your own food and drink
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Spence
    Wells, United Kingdom183 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit if your in Side
    Great place and fantastic afternoon - spend a couple hours visiting the shops, amphitheatre and have some food. The temple is small but what a view!!!! Defo add this to your list of things to do when in Side - take your own drinks and buy them from a small shop to save money
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 August 2023
  • Akenyia M
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Evening meal
    Me and my Sister came to eat at Apollon one evening for dinner. The service was amazing and food tasted delicious. It is a fine dining experience, very romantic. Hakan was extremely helpful and kind. Would deffo recommend.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 September 2023
  • Alice S
    Derby, United Kingdom49 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth visiting
    Beautiful site. Love the ancient city. Incredible views. Nice restaurants and shops. It’s easy to access on a short inexpensive bus ride. Less expensive if you pay in Turkish lira rather than Euros.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 October 2023
  • Alexandra Belotratova
    Birmingham, United Kingdom30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and lovely area and location
    This ancient city is definitely a place everyone should see. It has a wonderful environment. A peninsula extending into the middle of the sea. and ancient ruins everywhere. The Temple of Apollo is also at the most important point of the city. by the sea by the harbour. We highly recommend you to visit it, especially in the evening at sunset. There was renovation and restoration. but it was amazing. we loved it very much. we recommend.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 March 2024
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Ron
Blackpool, UK35 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Work is being done in the area to be done with the old site shops look good
Nice walk around ,shops repeating what they sell ,watches clothes restaurants
Euro goes well here,have a few lira handy
As good for bus
Check prices are listed an items
We sat in a grass area shop owner came to give us tea , suspect he was going to show us his shop
Buy Turkish delight loose bars by weight
The boxed have slot of package
Nice to look at
Written 12 May 2024
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Julius
London, UK19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Entrance is free, view is good - however, the building is literally what you see on the photo and not more :) Don't expect an overwhelming experience, and rather spend your time with exploring the old town or ancient site.
Written 30 April 2024
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Alexandra Belotratova
Birmingham, UK30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
This ancient city is definitely a place everyone should see. It has a wonderful environment. A peninsula extending into the middle of the sea. and ancient ruins everywhere. The Temple of Apollo is also at the most important point of the city. by the sea by the harbour. We highly recommend you to visit it, especially in the evening at sunset. There was renovation and restoration. but it was amazing. we loved it very much. we recommend.
Written 22 March 2024
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Nooran
Perth, Australia8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
What a beautiful historical site! It's really worth to go with the a professionnel guide! The history is amazing about this place in certainly reccommend you to go ıf you evet go near that area.
Written 12 February 2024
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MGTravel75
Manchester, UK461 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Beautiful work being done, lovely setting by the sea. Plenty of shops and restaurants. Just a nice area to walk around catching some winter sun.
Written 25 December 2023
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Alice S
Derby, UK49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Beautiful site. Love the ancient city. Incredible views. Nice restaurants and shops. It’s easy to access on a short inexpensive bus ride. Less expensive if you pay in Turkish lira rather than Euros.
Written 18 October 2023
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William M
Kingston-upon-Hull, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
History at its best. Seen day , night and at sea must say a definite must at night. So much to walk through and discover around every corner
Written 16 October 2023
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Kitti-Zoli
Budapest, Hungary225 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
It can also be reached with an easy walk from the promenade. It offers a beautiful view both during the day and at night.
Written 14 September 2023
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Akenyia M
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Me and my Sister came to eat at Apollon one evening for dinner. The service was amazing and food tasted delicious. It is a fine dining experience, very romantic. Hakan was extremely helpful and kind. Would deffo recommend.
Written 8 September 2023
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dasa19
Kladno, Czech Republic35 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Very beautiful historical building, I reccomend to visit it in the evening. But there are a lot of people in summer season. Apollon Temple is included of old town Side - there is a ruins of hospital, amphiteather etc.
Written 28 August 2023
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