The Most Beautiful Archaeological Sites of Antalya: Perge and Olympos
If you think that Antalya where you cant find a place to step in its beaches, visited by both local and foreign tourists in summer, is only famous for its night life, entertainment places and waterfalls, you are wrong.
There are also beautiful archaeological sites in Antalya where you should definitely see. While visiting these ancient cities in Antalya, you can ease your transportation by having a rental car service from Active Rent A Car Antalya for your trip. Having a comfort and quality rental car for your journey in Antalya will save your time and provide you a safe transportation.
Well, where are these archaeological sites that you must definitely visit in Antalya?
Perge is located 17 km from Antalya city center; where is an ancient city from Roman period.
Perge is famous for its architectural constructions as well as for its excellent sculpture remains where is formed from two main streets on north-south and east-west directions.
Four marble columns that attract the visitors attention at first sight, with the relief designs on it, is one of the most aesthetic historical artifacts in the north south street.
Perge theater, the churches and basilicas of the Roman period in the ancient city of Perge are also the historical ruins that you must see.
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Olympos, where has Athena temple located in it but havent founded yet, is a legendary ancient city with tree houses in the forest and offers its visitors an environment in touch with nature.
Olympos where is located on the southern coast of Antalya is only one of the most popular one-day holiday places in Antalya.
Olympos, a coastal town where has the remains of Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods, had been the commercial center of the Venetian and Genoese merchants for long years and then came under domination of Ottoman Empire.
Cakaltepe in the southwest of Olympos is a hill where is characterised with Olympos as an elevation that has continual flames from its southern slope! Although the source of this flame is the methane gas that has reached the earth through the same point for years, this natural phenomenon has been associated with the Khimaira monster, which spreads fires with its breath in the Lycian culture.
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