Discover Miletus Ancient City with Birdcage33 Hotel Tour

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Miletus is an ancient city located in Didim district of Aydın. Once the capital of the Ionian Union, Miletus is an important center of philosophy, science and art. The city has been inhabited since the 11th century BC and maintained its importance during the Roman Empire. Known as the city of the ancient philosophers, Miletus has a magnificent grid layout. It is believed that Hippodamos of Miletus was the first person to implement the vertical grid system. 

You can visit the ancient city of Miletus with the tour organized by Birdcage 33 Boutique Hotel, where you can also stay. You will take a journey through time while traveling with a guide! 

Birdcage33 Boutique Hotel Miletus Ancient City tour participants can see the following: 


Miletus Ancient City Theater 

Miletus Ancient City Theater

The theater was built in the 4th century BC. It has a capacity of 15,000 spectators. It is one of the largest theaters in the ancient world. The theater is still used today for concerts and plays. 


Miletus Ancient City Fausta Bath

Miletus Ancient City Fausta Bath

Fausta Bath were built for the wife of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It is one of the largest baths in the Roman Empire. The ruins of the baths include changing rooms, hot and cold pools and massage rooms. Your guide will give you all the details.


Temple of Athena  

Temple of Athena  

The Temple of Atena was built in the 6th century BC. The temple is an important building in the ancient city. This temple is dedicated to the ancient Greek goddess Atena. Located in the center of the ancient city of Miletus, the temple played an important role in the religious and cultural life of the city. 

The temple of Atena has a magnificent architecture and reflects the architectural style of antiquity. Temples, which usually have a quadrangular plan, have a main structure surrounded by columns. The temple of Atena has a similar structure. All that remains of the temple today are the foundations and some fragments of columns.


The Sacred Way   

Miletus Sacred Way 

The Sacred Way was a sacred road in ancient Greece that connected the city to the temple of Apollo in Didyma. The road was about 18 kilometers long and had statues and monuments on both sides. The Sacred Way was used for religious ceremonies and festivals. 

The Sacred Way of Miletus was decorated with monuments and statues in ancient times. These, together with the monuments and temples dedicated to the gods along the way, served to emphasize the religious and cultural importance of the city. 


Miletus Museum 

The Miletus Museum displays artifacts found during excavations in the ancient city of Miletus. The museum is a great place to learn about the history and culture of the ancient city. In the museum you can see many artifacts such as sculptures, mosaics, pottery and coins. 

Miletus Ancient City also has many structures such as bouleuterion (parliament building), agora (market place), nymphaeum (monumental fountain) and stadium.  If you are interested in history, you should definitely join Birdcage 33 Boutique Hotel’s Miletus tour. After the tour, you can rest at the hotel and enjoy the hotel’s activities. Contact us for detailed information!   

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