Turkey Tour 2004

...a huge amphitheater...

...and a spa called the Asclepion. Then down to the town of Bergama to explore the Red Basilica, originally a temple to Serapis, and later converted to a church by the Byzantines.

On the way back to our hotel in Izmir, we stopped in Thyatira to see the ruins of another basilica, but it was not so photogenic.

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