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The Roman amphitheatre  

The Roman amphitheatre

Bergama Acropolis

June 9th 2012
Left in the morning for the Acropolis, which is the giant complex of ruined buildings that sits far above Bergama. It was nice, I didn't have to walk up to the top: there was a brand new cable car that zips you up in 5 minutes or so. Pergamum was once a very powerful kingdom (the Attalid Kingdom) some 2300 years ago. Then it became an important Roman town. So there's no lack of importan ... read more
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Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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