Red Hall Basilica – Temple of the Egyptian Gods in Pergamon

The Red Hall Basilica is one of the largest and most spectacular buildings in the city of Pergamon. It is 1 km from the center of Bergama. It is one of the best historical places to visit in Izmir.

Red Hall Basilica

Also called the Temple of the Egyptian Gods, the Red Hall Basilica was built in the 2nd century AD. Red Hall Basilica, a huge building complex with a length of 265 meters and a width of more than 100 meters, was one of the largest structures in Pergamon. Today, the continuation of the courtyard, part of which is visible to visitors, remains under the houses in Bergama.

This place was serving those who wanted to hear about the future with its fascinating atmosphere. During the construction of the building, in addition to the white marbles brought from the Marmara Island, plenty of bricks were used in the construction of the walls. At the top of the 18-meter-high walls, there is a one-meter-diameter hole created to illuminate the space.

There are different opinions about this structure. According to some, it is described as agora, stock exchange office, city library, court, bath.

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