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There was a brief revival in the 11th and 12th Centuries by the Genoese, Venetians and the Knights of Rhodes who rebuilt the city for use as a trading post during the crusades. The city seems to have been abandoned some time during the 15th Century when the Ottoman Navy established its mastery over the Eastern Mediterranean.

Olympos was one of the main cities in the ancient region of Lycia, forming part of the Lycian confederacy. The foundations of the city date back to the early Hellenistic period (circa 300 BC). Alexandra the Great wintered in Phaselis, a neighbouring city in the early stages of his conquest of the ancient world.

Olympos was first mentioned in historical records in 78 BC when the Roman Governor in Cilcilia, Servilius Vatia defeated the chief pirate Zenicetes in a naval battle. Zenicetes had made Olympos his stronghold terrorizing the coastline from the hidden havens of Porto Ceneviz and Sazak. The city was then declared "ager publicus". Roman property to be given sold or leased to private individuals.
Surrounding areas of Olympos, 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 Olympos 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 Olympos Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Olympos, 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 Olympos, Turkey nature!

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

As Olympos 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 Olympos of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Olympos Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

Things to do 10 top tourist attractions highlights best places to see sites to visit in Olympos Turkey events festivals fiestas event calendar.

Other cities, towns, districts, provinces, destinations around Olympos, Turkey ;

Kalkan · Kaş · Çayağzı · Göynük · Fethiye · Antalya · Kekova · Kumluca · Ceneviz Beach Bay · Phaselis · Beymelek · Mavikent · Olympos · Kale · Olimpos · Beldibi · Yanartaş · Adrasan · Çıralı · Beykonak · Finike · Kale · Çamyuva · Kiriş · Şahinn Paradise · Konyaaltı · Demre · Kemer · Faselis · Üçağız · Mouse Island · Tekirova ·

Olympos became the seat of a bishop during the Christianization of the Roman Empire, but from the third century onwards renewed attacks from pirates brought the city into a slow decline and a gradual loss of the cities importance.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : Turkish Riviera River Sports Trips

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