Pergamon in Turkey
Pergamon is a small settlement, which is used during the Archaic Period. It is really only remains that exist now of this settlement but it is still a very popular attraction and every year there is vast number of people that enjoy cheap flights to Turkey to enjoy what this area has on offer. This remains of this city can be seen when you are entering the area that is known as Acropolis. The ruins that are on the left hand are what remain of the monumental tombs that were built by the Kings from Pergamon.
The museum that is located within Asklepion and Bergama is on the site that was once occupied by the medical complex. This was built in the name of Aesculapius, who was the god of medicine and it is thought that Asklepion built it. This building has been in existence since 4th century BC. This museum has a theatre that has the capacity to hold three thousand five hundred people and there are rooms where people are able to relax and let the sound of music and water cure them.
The theatre of Pergamon is one of the steepest theatres in the world. This theatre has a capacity of ten thousand and it was constructed during the third century B.C. The theatre went through a lot of changes during the time of the Romans. There is a porch area in front of the theatre, which is 246.5 meters in length and 16m in width. The road that runs along in front of the theatre leads to the Temple of Dionysos and this is known within Rome as Baccus, who is the god of wine. This temple was constructed during the second century B.C and it was reconstructed during the Caracalla period and it was reconstructed using stone.