Photo Uploaded: Dec 08 2013 12:08:01 GMT Taken: 2013:09:06 11:52:12 Manufacturer: SONY Camera: DSC-HX100V Aperture: F5 Shutter: 1/1250 sec ISO: 100 Flash: No (Auto)
View of the Ancient City of Pergamon
Turkey, Asklepion, Sept. 2013
This picture was taken from the Asklepion site. Asklepion was an ancient centre of healing and medicine within sight of the magnificent city of Pergamon. It is believed that Asklepion, built in the name of Aesculapius, the god of Health and Medicine, has existed since the 4th century BC. It is down on the plains with Pergamon situated high above on the mountain.
In the picture you can see the Trajan Temple and the Theatre of Pergamon.