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Ancient Pergamon, Exploring the First Psychiatric Hospital

Located in the slopes of Pergamon Ancient City which located in the UNESCO World Heritage List in Bakircay Basin, Bergama is located between Kozak Plateau and Edremit Gulf.

Pergamon Ancient City
  • Full Day
  • Private
  • Everyday
  • 08:30
  • 16:00
  • +

Exploring the First Psychiatric Hospital in Ancient Pergamon

When you meet your guide in Izmir, you will be taken to Bergama, which has played a role in many important events in the past, is a district of İzmir. Located in the slopes of Pergamon Ancient City which located in the UNESCO World Heritage List in Bakırçay Basin, Bergama is located between Kozak Plateau and Edremit Gulf.

In the Pergamon, you will discover the ruins of the citadel and city walls, the Zeus Altar which is famous all over the world, and the Royal Palace that you will admire.

At the Pergamon Ancient City, has many temples inside, you will visit the Trajan Temple, ruins of Athena and Demeter, also Dionysus Temple. The magnificent theater and temple ruins seen in the Acropolis, such as the beautiful columns, admire the viewers.

Then, you will be transferred to Bergama, where you can eat delicious food for lunch. After lunch, the tour will continue through the Asklepion, one of the most important health centers of antiquity, also regarded as a medical school of the time and the first psychiatric hospital in the world. The radioactive properties of today’s discovered healing waters have been used for centuries by humans for health purposes.

You will also get a chance to see the private demonstration of the traditional carpet making process, from dying to spinning to weaving.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir and your cruise ship.

  • Izmir cruise port pick up and drop off
  • English Speaking Licenced Tour guide
  • Entrance Fees to the mentioned sights
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Buses
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any Meals and Drinks
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotel is not central

Is there any risk to miss my cruise ship If I do not book with cruise line company?

No. The shore excursion will be private that means you will be able to determine the time. We guaranteed to take you back to the cruise ship on time according to your departure time. In case any traffic jam on the way, we will find a different way to take you back.

Are you a legal tour operator for organizing Day Tours from Cruise Port?

Yes, we are legal. We have registered tour company licensed by TURSAB (Associaton of Turkish Travel Agency) License Number: 6250 named Travel Bazaar.

How do I get my confirmation voucher?

When you book it online, We wil send your confirmation voucher in 48 hours after your booking and receiving your payment with the full instruction of the tour and pickups.

When do I have to pay?

You have to pay your tour at the time of booking. You should book your tour as early as possible because on tour date there will be many guests who will travel and book the tour from Cruise Port. That’s why it is very difficult to arrange a guide and driver because of the crowd.

Which currency do you charge?

We charge Euro or USD according to your preference.

How close to departure dates I book the shore excursion?

You can book even a day before but we do not guarantee for availability. Before you book it, please contact us via Whatsapp or by e-mail to check availability.

How much should we tip to guide and driver?

There is no any obligation to tip but it is a good way to show your thanks to guide and driver and there is no any certain minimum or maximum limit. All depends on how much you like the service.

Is it possible to cancel my reservation?

Yes, it is possible. If you cancel your reservation before 2 weeks of departure date there will be only %10 administrative fee of the total amount. If you book it within 2 weeks of departure dates, the full amount will be charged.

Do you have child reduction?

Yes, we have child reduction. When you are booking online the price shown if you insert the child number.

Can we choose stating time for the tour from Cruise Port?

Yes, you can choose because all of our tour from Cruise Ports are on a private basis. In this way, you are able to determine the time.

How do I meet with our guide and driver when we arrive in port?

Once you arrive in Cruise Port, your professional tour guide will wait at the exit of cruise port with a sign your name is written on it. When you meet with your guide, you will exit the port to the road and then you will meet with your driver as well to start the tour.


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