Asklepion Bergama, Turkey

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Pergamum's 2nd-century Asklepion was a famed temple and medical center dedicated to Asklepius, the god of healing. Some treatments used a sacred water source that was later discovered to have radioactive properties.

Go Historic ID
249838
Best Known As
Asklepion
Full Name
Asklepion
Coordinates
39.118691° N, 27.165080° E  (map)
Address
Bergama, Turkey
Tags
Bergama Izmir Province, Turkey
Middle East continent
Turkey Middle East
Izmir Province Aegean Region, Turkey