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No doubt this veneration sprang from reverence for the mysterious site of Chimeira, an eternal flame which still springs from the earth not far from the city. The town declined in the 1st century B.C. when it was controlled by the pirates, until the arrival of the Romans in the 2nd century A.D. In the 3rd century pirate attacks brought impoverishment. In the Middle Ages, Venetians, Genoese and Rhodians built fortresses along the coast. And finally by the 15th century Olympus had been abandoned after the arrival of the Ottomans.

The site is fascinating, not just for its ruins that are fragmentary and widely scattered amidst the thick greenery of wild grapevines, flowering oleander, bay trees, wild figs and pines, but for its archeological site just inland from a beautiful beach along the course of a stream (Akcay river) which runs through a rocky gorge.

Today, Olympos (known as Cirali in Turkish) is a popular place for young people or budget travelers which overnight at small camping sites or pensiyons, or in their tents. There are several attractions nearby, such as Chimaera site.

Surrounding areas of Olimpos, Turkey's fantastic natural heritage, with world class peaks, gorges, beaches, wetlands etc is combined with an amazing cultural heritage going back many thousands of years .

If you love the water element you can live the experience of rafting in Olimpos Turkey that offers direct contact with the water in conjunction with the sail through majestic landscapes alternating quickly.

One of the favorite activities and a great way to explore rivers, mountains and the nature around Olimpos Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Olimpos, Turkey rafting experience, our team has prepared for you this mini guide illustrating the most famous rivers as well as the most important hints for each one of them.

Put on your rafting waistcoat and helmet, embark on your boat and off we go to explore the splendid water paths of Olimpos, Turkey nature!

Don’t give it a second thought, explore rivers around Olimpos, Turkey all year round and relish the beauty of Turkish nature.

As Olimpos and surrounding areas of Turkey have plenty of wild landscapes and rough rivers, many clubs organize frequent rafting excursions to these areas.

The impressive waterway around Olimpos of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Olimpos Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

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Though a very ancient city nearby Antalya, in the Mediterranean coast of Anatolia, the early history of Olympus is shrouded in mystery. Its name is probabily derived from Olympos (Tahtali) mountain about 15 km north of the city. We know it was an important Lycian city by the 2nd century B.C. because Strabon mentioned that Olympos had 3 votes in the Lycian League. The Olympians worshipped Hephaestos (Vulcan), the god of fire.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : What To Do in Turkey Activities

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