Sights in Kemer
Located in western Taurus Mountains, surrounded by deep blue sea, blue flag beach and natural beauties, Kemer region in Antalya and to many countries belongs to one of the most important tourism centers. The Kemer region, which is preferred by many tourists as a summer vacation, has very beautiful sights. Among them we can mention the places like the ancient cities of Çıralı Yanartaş, Olympos and Phaselis.
Visit the most beautiful places in Kemer
Ancient city of Phaselis
The ancient city of Phaselis is located about 15 km from Kemer and is one of the most important historical buildings in the region. This ancient city, which is very easy to reach, has a historical structure dating back to the 7th century. It is known that for many years pirates ruled in the ancient city of Phaselis, which is said to have been founded by the Lycians.
Three harbors were found in the region during the most recent excavations. Phaselis, one of the most important cities of the Lycian period, is also among the places of commercial activity. When you visit this ancient city, you will be drawn to the hiking trails, picnic areas, and campsites.
Beydaglari National Park
Among the most important national parks is Beydağları National Park, which stretches from Sarısu to Gelidonya and is also called the paradise of Kemer. Located in a region that includes the Ancient Lycian Way, Çıralı Beach, Yanartaş and Adrasan Beach, this park was declared a protected area in 1972 to protect natural and historical beauties.
You can take nature walks in the park, brighten your day by participating in activities like photography or picnic and camping.
The Gorge of Goynuk
Goynuk Gorge is located 12 km from Kemer and within the city limits of Goynuk. The gorge, which has great historical importance, is also famous for the waterfall on the ancient Lycian Way.
There are many facilities to meet your needs in the gorge, which welcomes many visitors on weekends.
The mountain of Tahtali
The mountain of Tahtalı lies within the borders of Beydağı National Park and has an altitude of 2,365 m. The place, which can be reached by cable car from Olympos, is the longest in Europe and the second longest in the world. On the top of the mountain there are restaurants and cafes. Here, paragliding, mountain biking and motorcycling enthusiasts are among the must-sees.
Ancient city of Olympos
The ancient city of Olympos lies within the boundaries of the Kumluca district in western Antalya. The exact founding date is unknown and the region symbolizes only one of the 6 three-voting cities in the Lycian League. The ancient city with ruins from Roman, Byzantine and Hellenistic times consists of two parts as a north and south necropolis.
In the ancient city that hosted the Lycian civilization, there are city walls, temples, baths, theater stages and ancient tombs.
Cirali Yanartas is located in the Ulupınar district, 39 km from Kemer. One of the world famous natural wonders, Yanartas takes its name from the property of constantly burning fire. The area, which is one of the areas where visitors usually picnic, is 230 meters above sea level.
Unique photos are waiting for you in Cirali Yanartas where activities like picnic, camping and nature walks take place.
Olympos Beach is located in Yazir Village, Olympos, Kumluca District of Antalya. There are changing and showering areas in the area that you can walk to along the ancient city of Olympos. Most of all, the water canal on the beach on the street and the historical bath which is just in front of it attracts the attention of visitors.
The Beldibi Cave
Beldibi Cave is located about 19 km from Kemer. The cave, located within the Oba village limits, is historically very important and is among the most notable places in terms of natural beauty. Human and animal figures line the walls of the cave, which was heavily used in ancient times.
Recent excavations in the region have unearthed Neolithic, Palaeolithic and Mesolithic artifacts.
The Lara Düden Waterfall
Lara Düden Waterfall is located 60 km from Kemer. Located within the boundaries of Çağlayan district in Antalya, the waterfall is among the most important natural beauties of the region. The Lara Düden waterfall splits directly into two parts and falls from a height of 40 meters into the depths.
The waterfall is 10 km away from Antalya city center and has promenade areas around it.