When the Romans ruled Perge, emperors and the richest citizens had a rest in this superb place - thermae.
Among all the Perge’s ruins thermae are the most remained building. The place was embodiment of wealth and magnificence of the time: marble slab and pebbled floor remained till our days.
Only the richest citizens of the town could take a steam bath, and emperors even discussed matters of state here. Now the only remnants here are ruins.
How to do?
1. Go to Perge town which is 18 kilometers from Antalya or 2 kilometers from Aksu.
2. Go through the Hellenistic gates and on your left you will see arched walls – here the well-known thermae are.
Where to do?
Perge is a perfect place for those who want not only to get a tan, but also immersed into the past.6
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