Private Tours from Dikili Port
With an ancient name of Aternagus, the port of Dikili was formerly inhabited by a group of people known as Akas. It is located 120 km away from the province of Izmir, a part of Turkey’s Aegian Region, and is famous for its beautiful shorelines and historical sites. Also, the nearest airport is located in Izmir approximately 2 hours away from Dikili.
Dikili is the port for the ancient mountain citadel of Pergamum where you can visit Asklepeion, the site where psychiatry was first practiced. Also see the Sacred Pools, the Altar of Zeus, the Library, and the Serpent Altar which still serves as the symbol of the medical profession. This small seaport serves as the port for the hilltop city of Pergamon. The outstanding attraction in this ancient city is the ruins of a once great library.