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You will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Gallipoli ; where you will visit naval battle that took place in the Dardanelles prior to the army landings. We will see Kabatepe Museum houses a collection of historic items relating to the Gallipoli Campaign of World War I. Then we continue to Johnston's Jolly (Turkish & Allied trenches & tunnels), Brighton Beach and Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove where the Dawn Service is held on Anzac Day every year, Ari Burnu Cemetery, where the Dawn Service was held until 1999, Australian Memorial at Lone Pine with pectacular views, The Nek where the tragic charge of the Light Horse took place, The New Zealand Memorial at Chunuk Bair and Turkish 57th Regiment Memorial.
After breakfast drive to Pergamum Acropolis ; one of the principle centers of Hellenistic civilization,located 16 miles from the Aegean Sea became the capital of the flourishing Hellenistic kingdom and attained a high culture in the era boasting a library that rivaled in importance that of Alexandria.You will see the excellent public buildings and monuments as celebrated Library, the steepest theatre of Anatolia, the Temples of Trojan and Dionysos, the place of the monumental Altar of Zeus famous with the relief of God and devils, the Sanctuary of Demeter, the Gymnasium situated on terraces and the lower Agora. Continue to Kusadasi for overnight.
After breakfast drive to Ephesus Ancient City. Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater. The theater had seating for 24,000, which was the site where it is believed St. Paul preached to the Ephesians and is used today for a local spring festival. Then we will visit Sirince, a beautiful hillside town famous for its grape and fruit wines. Formerly a Greek settlement, Turks were repopulated here after the exchange following WW I.Drive back to your hotel. Your guide and driver will leave tonight. Overnight in Kusadasi.
After breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure Explore the way you like!
After breakfast you'll be transferred to Izmir Airport. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us.
The earliest settle of Kusadasi dates back to the Leleges people in 3000BC and all through the ages, Kusadasi was ...