This sanctuary area which is outside of the city in the southwest of Ancient Bergama, was healing and resting center of patients from every region. It became one of the most famous medical centers in Roman Empire boundaries in 2nd century A.D.
Didyma (now Didim) was an important religious centre, the site of the Oracle of Apollo. The astonishing Temple of Apollo here was once the ancient world's second largest; with 122 columns, only five fewer than Ephesus' Temple of Artemis
When the area where Dolmabahçe Palace is located was a small bay, it was filled and wooden kiosks were made by various sultans in the first half of the 17th century. These kiosks were demolished and rebuilt many times; Dolmabahçe became