With its steepest ancient theatre,stunning temple of Emperor Trajan and Hellenistic city walls the ancient city of Pergamum is one of the most visited Christian site in Turkey. It is one of seven Churches of St.John.

St John writes to people of Pergamum ;

‘’These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword. 

13 I know where you live—where Satan has his throne.’’…

(Revelation 2:12-17)

At the  city center of Bergama visit Red Basilica built in Hadrian times for worship of Egyptian Gods.Later it was converted to a church dedicated to St. John.With two round towers,one of them is used as a mosque,it is one of the surviving largest temple in Roman world.

Do not skip to visit one of the most interesting ancient hospital located  1 mile away from Pergamum ,Asclepion! Where on the arched entrance gate was once written on; ‘’Death is forbidden to enter’’.. And learn how ancient doctors treated people there.