The next leg of our Turkey land tour with Neyzen Travel took us to the awe inspiring ancient site of Aphrodisias where were marvelled at the largest and best preserved ancient stadium in the world! Aphrodisias was also the location of a sculpture academy which was famous throughout the ancient world and where a large number of statues in remarkable condition have been discovered! We were so lucky to have Aphrodisias almost all to ourselves as it is one of the quieter ancient sites in…

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I’ve always loved history and been fascinated to discover and read about ancient civilisations and their people. Coming from Australia which is still a very young country it is often hard to comprehend ancient cities and sites that are thousands of years old and without a doubt the best way to try and understand is to visit these incredible places in person. Ephesus is a place that has fascinated me since I first saw a picture of its iconic library and read about the people…

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Our next stop in Turkey on our Neyzen tour was the ancient site of Assos which is less than an hour south of Troy! Ancient Assos is located at the top of a hill surrounded by olive groves, charming stone buildings and crumbling city walls and boasts spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and the Greek island of Lesvos! Assos is an amazing site that in addition to its spectacular views and interesting history also is an archaeologists dream with fascinating ruins and fragments of…

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Neyzen Travel have taken us to the very best of Turkey’s ancient sites during our time in this wonderful country. Some have been the very popular, must visit sites whilst others have been incredible lesser known sites that you’d only manage to visit if you were travelling with a local. We’ve been more and more impressed everyday and they truly live up to their motto of ‘Turkey by Design’. Today we visited the incredible, well known site of Pergamon and also the lesser known Asklepion.…

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After a few incredible days exploring Istanbul and an unforgettable day discovering Gallipoli our next stop on our Neyzen Travel itinerary was the ancient site of Troy! Most people only know about Troy from the movie but I learnt all about it both at school and at university and so to visit and explore the site with literally no one else around was such an incredible experience. The site of Troy was the home to a number of civilisations for more than 4,000 years and…

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