Ankara, Gordion, Cappadocia 1 day tour - CAP30

Ankara, Gordion, Cappadocia 1 day tour - CAP30

Gordion, which was the capital of ancient Phrygia. Visit the ruins of the city including the city walls, the Royal Palace, the Tumulus Tomb of King Midas and the Archaeological Museum. Gordion), the former capital of the Phyrgians, is located near Polatli (on the Izmir highway), about 93 kilometers away from Ankara. It was named after King Gordios, founder and ruler the Phyrgians.

Excavations made on the upper part of the city revealed a high passage and houses belonging to royal family. Tumulus, the most famous of which belonged to King Midas; with its 53-meter height and 300-meter width,it is the second biggest tomb of its type in the world. Tour the excavations of the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Phrygia, where Alexander the Great cut the proverbial knot and thus opened the way to Asia. The opportunity for your guide to tell the legend of King Midas with the golden touch comes as he leads you to the ruler’s great earth tumulus.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Gordion, Polatli district, Polatli Turkey

Morning 08:00am Meet with our tour guide and transfer and continue way to Polatli (Yassihoyuk) Gordion, after visits arrive in Cappadocia (around 19:00pm). Touring in Gordion: After meet in Ankara, Departure for Gordion and visit Gordion, which was the capital of ancient Phrygia. Visit the ruins of the city including the city walls, the Royal Palace, the Tumulus Tomb of King Midas and the Archaeological Museum. Gordion), the former capital of the Phyrgians, is located near Polatli (on the Izmir highway), about 93 kilometers away from Ankara. It was named after King Gordios, founder and ruler the Phyrgians.

Excavations made on the upper part of the city revealed a high passage and houses belonging to royal family. Tumulus, the most famous of which belonged to King Midas; with its 53-meter height and 300-meter width,it is the second biggest tomb of its type in the world. Tour the excavations of the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Phrygia, where Alexander the Great cut the proverbial knot and thus opened the way to Asia. The opportunity for your guide to tell the legend of King Midas with the golden touch comes as he leads you to the ruler’s great earth tumulus. Today the Gordion Museum displays artifacts in chronological order, with every period represented by characteristic examples: pots, pans, tools made from steel and textile looms from the Antique Bronze Age, Pre-Phrygian Period which ended with King Midas. Additionally, Greek ceramics from BC 6 – AD 4, materials from the Hellenistic Era and Roman times, seals and coins are also exhibited. (Lunch included) We arrive in Cappadocia and you can check in to your authentic cave hotel in Cappadocia.

Duration: 8 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Service animals allowed"
"Stroller accessible"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Hora de Inicio: 8:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Leave from your Ankara hotel Morning 08:00am Meet with our tour guide and transfer and continue way to Polatli (Yassihoyuk)


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Gordion

No Incluye

  • Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours

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