TOP 10 places to see in Kemer
Do you want on vacation not only to relax on the coast of the warm sea, but also to spend time informatively? If the “lazy” pastime on the hotel you are bored, go explore the surroundings of the resort. Find out what to see in Kemer to enjoy the true beauty and imbue the ancient spirit of the picturesque Turkish town.
The cave is located in sandstone, located 16 km from Kemer at an altitude of 25 m above sea level. Rock paintings and other traces of the residence of ancient people from the Paleolithic and Mesolithic times were found in it.
The ruins of the city of Phaselis
On the territory of the ancient city, partially preserved ancient Greek and Roman buildings and structures: temples, an aqueduct, a fortress, necropolises. There are ruins on a peninsula with secluded beaches where, after sightseeing, you can sunbathe in the Mediterranean Sea.
Cableway to the top of Tahtali mountain
If you are looking for something to see in Kemer and the surrounding area, be sure to climb to the top of the highest mountain nearby the resort. A cable car with glass cabins leads to it. The length of the track is record for Europe – 4350 m.
Amusement Park Moonlight
A large park with a dolphinarium, which hosts shows with marine animals. In addition, you can get a dose of adrenaline at various attractions, swim in the pools, play tennis or golf, and also sunbathe on a clean beach nearby, which incidentally has the Blue Flag mark.
A 14 km long canyon is a must see near Kemer! The gorge measuring 350 m in height and 6 m in width looks amazing, and a walk along it is a real adventure: in some places you have to go along the shallow river or go swimming. Picturesque waterfalls, a wealth of colors and lush greenery create an atmosphere in which the greatness of nature is felt.
The ancient city of Peace (Demre)
Here lived, died and was buried Nicholas the Wonderworker. Now his remains are in one of the temples of Italy, but the pilgrims go to the World to honor the memory of the Saint and ask for healing. It is also interesting to look at the Greek amphitheater and rock-cut tombs.
Ethnographic Park Yoruk
If you are interested in what to see in Kemer on your own, then an ethnographic museum will be the best choice. With the help of mock-ups, the Turks created a copy of a long-standing settlement of the indigenous inhabitants of the region – the Yoruoks (Yuryuk). Tourists will find interesting performances, workshops, an ethnographic exhibition and the opportunity to get acquainted with local cuisine.
Mount Chimera has become famous for its unique natural phenomenon. Here, out of the ground, tongues of flame “break out”. Fire appears as a result of the interaction of gas rising from the bowels of a mountain and oxygen. In this place, according to ancient Greek mythology, Tsarevich Bellerophon defeated the fire-breathing monster Chimera.
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What to see in Kemer by car? Head to Turkey’s largest dinosaur park. The exhibits displayed are full-size copies of the dinosaurs that previously lived on Earth. Some figures make sounds resembling real reptile voices, while others move. Children will be interested in climbing dinosaurs and taking pictures with them.
One of the largest lakes in the region. Located in a picturesque area between the mountains. You can take a walk along the trail around the pond or organize a mini picnic and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There is a cafe and a hotel on the shore. You can get to Sunnet by car.