• Location: Kusadasi, Turkey
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
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Visit two unique ancient sites, Laodicea and Aphrodisias, on this full-day private tour from Kusadasi. Explore the ruins of baths, theaters and colonnaded streets in Laodicea, once an important trade city and home to one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. After lunch (included), step back in time as you tour the Greco-Roman city of Aphrodisias and learn how it was dedicated to Aphrodite, the goddess of Love.


  • Full-day Private tour of ancient Laodicea and Aphrodisias from Kusadasi with an expert guide
  • Experience two of Turkey’s lesser-known yet incredible classical sites
  • Walk the column-lined streets of Laodicea, once the jewel of the Lycus River valley
  • Enjoy a tasty, included lunch at a local restaurant
  • Marvel at Greco-Roman Aphrodisias, a city dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite
  • See its well-preserved stadium, Roman gateway, temples, baths and buildings
  • Learn about the rise and fall of two of Anatolia’s greatest cities

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Laodicea and Aphrodisias Day Trip From Kusadasi

Walk in the shadow of toga-clad Romans at ancient Laodicea on this full-day tour


Customer Reviews

Nancy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Aphrodisias in the best most amazing site I visited in Turkey, even better than Ephesus. It was quite spread out and had a nice theater, bath, several temples, a Sebastian, and the only oval stadium I saw in Turkey. It was a school for artists, and the statues, friezes on the Sebastian, masques on the theater and other art were beautiful. Much of it was housed in a nice museum on site. I don't know why more people don't visit Aphrodisias -- it was one of the highlights of my trip in Turkey. Laodicea was an important banking center that is undergoing extensive restoration. it was breathtaking to look across a wide valley to see the white terraces of Pammukale spilling down the mountain and see the remains of an extensive water system that brought water from Pammukale/Hieropolis across the valley to Laodicea. The lunch stop couldn't have been better, and it was a fabulous tour.


4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

a you'll learn more from 1hrs research on the internet than from the guide
b why run the trip on a monday when the museum is closed... one of the finest collections of ancient sculpture/statuary anywhere and you cant get in to see it! very annoying
That said the sites were brilliant and more than made up for a and b above, coupled with nice people on the trip and a good lunch. Martin Edinburgh

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