Start point: Car Rental Dalyan Turkey--Sarigerme Village (21.55 km)

 

Created by: Turgay Uceren 

 

Short description: This is a 21.55  km scooter route (Dalyan-Sarigerme Village) in Dalyan Turkey. The route has a total ascent of 301.74 m and has a maximum elevation of 152.89 m. 

 

Hotels on the scooter route: Pearl Appertments Dalyan, Grande Prestige Apart Dalyan, Acar Park Hotel Dalyan, Binlik Hotel Dalyan, Bauhouse Hostel Dalyan

Restaurants 
on the scooter route:  Bengisu Treehouse Restaurant Dalyan, Dalyan Waterful Restaurant & Bar, Begonville House Restaurant Dalyan, Nar Danesi Restaurant & Cafe Dalyan, Gölbasi Restaurant Dalyan


Resting places on the scooter route:

Attractions
on the scooter route: Turtle Statue Dalyan Turkey - Golbasi Restaurant - Lake Sulungur - Ekin Dip Dag Restaurant - Gokbel Village - Mergenli VillageSarigerme Village - Ancient City of Pisilis - Baba Island -

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Ancient City of Pisilis

 

Ancient City of Pisilis

 

 

The Ruins located on the border of the Iber Hotel in Sarigerme shows the remains of the ancient town of Pisilis, located near to the hotels bungalows is a majestic stone mass resembling a cenotaph. Ruins have also been urıcovered in the town centre, surrounding walls, large buildings and graves have also been discovered. From archaeological research it is believed that Pisilis town once consisted of narrow avenues and streets, and generally two floored narrow houses constructed close to each other, with staircases erected on the external walls in some cases.

 

Outer walls were made of stone, brick and mortar (made from brick dust and lime) - also known as Roman concrete (Opus Caementitium) which was 50- 70 cm thick. Roofs were made wooden boards which can still be seen today. The Town walls were approximately 10 meters high and 3 meters thick and these were made of Roman concrete Togo.

 

Approximately one fourth of the city has been covered by incoming dunes from the southeast.Triple basilica ruins are found at the west of west wall and "Great Nischen Basilica "ruins at the North of the North wall. Grave ruins (estimated to be from the nekropol kingdom time) are seen from the hill on the southeast side of the hotel bungolows. The ruins of Roman graves may also be faund on Baba Island.