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Scheduled to reopen to the public in 2019, Pergamon’s eponymous altar is a glorious, breathtaking sight to behold. Part of the enormous Temple of Zeus and Athena, dating from 180 to 160 B.C., it was discovered in 1876 in western Turkey and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Until the altar and its adjoining hall of Greek antiquities reopens, you’ll have to settle for the ornate two-storied Market Gate of Miletus, a Roman building facade from the time of Emperor Marcus Aurelius (around A.D. 165) and the Near East Museum in the museum’s south wing, which contains one of the world’s largest collections of antiquities from ancient Babylonia, Persia, and Assyria. It’s a shame the museum hasn’t reduced prices after closing off its main draw, but if you have a day pass or Museum Pass anyway, you might as well poke your head in.