Asklepion Bergama, Turkey

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.

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Facts & Stats

Id
249838
Best Known As
Asklepion
Full Name
Asklepion
Coordinates
39.118691° N, 27.165080° E  (map)