The Sea of Marmara and the North Aegean Places


Pergamum (Bergama)

Getting Here and Around

If you're coming from Ayvalık, drive 44 km (27 mi) south on the E87 and then turn off following the signs to Bergama, a further 10 km (6 mi).

The Bergama bus terminal is 5 mi out of the city center, but there's a free shuttle service that stops near the post office and basilica in the center of the old town. There's also minibus service for TL 1.5. In other words, if a taxi driver tells you there's no bus service and tries to charge you TL 25 for the short trip, know that there are other options—or bargain with him.