"Priene - My love at first sight" Gullubahce by Diana75
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My first short stop to Priene became actually a long visit followed by a tremendous wish to be back there as soon as possible.
Priene... my love at first sight, my favorite site in Turkey.
It is even difficult to describe what impressed me more in Priene.
Maybe the fact that you are far from any modern civilization and surrounded by this magnificent scenery you forget about... everything.
Maybe the high cliff of Mt. Mycale, the silent participant to all the transformations of Priene until today.
Maybe the perfect planning of the city which can be recognized even today.
Maybe the fact that the only sound you can hear in Priene is the mountain breeze whistling through the trees.
Maybe the well-preserved agora, the Temple of Athena, the Bulenterion, the stadium or the gymnasium.
Maybe all these unique qualities which together transform the visit to Priene into a spectacular journey back in time.
It is believed that the name of Priene is not Greek but is related to some names of Cretan origin, such as Praisos and... more travel advice
The Boulerterion is one of Priene's buildings perfectly preserved until today. It is said that the Boulerterion is one... more travel advice
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