Modern Fairs, Ancient Sites: A Trip To Bergama!

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  • by Jul 5, 2019

Bergama is a city whose history dates back 8,500 years, and was made the world's 999th UNESCO World Heritage City in 2014. It was originally one of the most important and magnificent settlements of the Hellenistic period in the 7th century B.C.. There are Ionian, Hellenic, Roman and Byzantine remains here and has been a center of learning, health, culture and art for literally millennia.

The name of the modern city is derived from its ancient name of Pergamon, which means castle or Fortification.

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