Pergamon, Pergamum or Pérgamo (in Greek, Πέργαμος) was an ancient Greek city in modern-day Turkey, in Mysia, today located 16 miles (26 km) from the Aegean Sea on a promontory on the north side of the river Caicus (modern day Bakırçay), that became the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon during the Hellenistic period, under the Attalid dynasty, 281-133 BC. Today, the main sites of ancient Pergamon are to the north and west of the modern city of Bergama 80 km away from Izmır. FULL DAY PRIVATE PERGAMON TOUR Famous For Its One Of The Largest Libraries And Magical Centers In The Ancient World. The Full Day Private Pergamon Tour includes: Pick-up from the Izmir AIRPORT or HOTEL in izmir Drive to Pergamon, once the ancient world's major power and center of learning and the arts. Visit the Library, which once held 200, 000 books. Visit Temple of Athena, Temple of Trajan, Altar of Zeus situated on terraces, the lower Agora and see the Red Basalica dedicated to God Serapis from maın road. After lunch( ıs extra ), visit Asklepion, the ancient health center. At the end of the tour, drive back to airport or Izmir or Bus Station or hotel. Special notes: Pergamon requires walking long distances over uneven surfaces.