Sightseeing in Kemer - what to see. Complete travel guide

Kemer is a picturesque town located not far away from Antalya. This is an ideal place for beach rest. Besides that, favorable climatic conditions are ideal for peaceful rest on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. This town also has a rich historical heritage.
Kemer and its surroundings are home to a large number of various attractions. This is the place where tourists can visit internationally famous historical monuments and museums, walk through … Open
You can see the ruins of Hadrian Kapisi, ancient stone tombs and the antique dam in the region named Olympos. Small village named Myra city of Lycia will get you acquainted with the history of life of Saint Nicolas. If you decide to visit Kekova bay, you will be able to see the buildings referred to the Roman Empire times. Multiple entertainments await for tourists in a natural reserve park the Dalaman River. Here are located a large aqua park, numerous aquariums and lakes, and visitors can look at unique turtles.
A famous center of antique culture, Ephesus, is located not far away. One of seven world miracles, Artemis Temple, is located there. There is also Chapel of the God’s Mother in the town. Don’t forget to visit Pamukkale Hierapolis – the ruins of Roman buildings, where are also located numerous tombs and monuments called “the City of Dead”. Copyright
Kemer is a beautiful place, where guests are welcome to visit wonderful beaches and entertainment venues. This is a true paradise for fans of active holidays and sports entertainment. The … Open
Making a safari on jeeps remains one of the most favorite entertainments among tourists. As a rule excursion routes are set up on a mountain region, so you can enjoy the beauty of the nature, see wonderful mountain rivers and enjoy magnificent landscapes that are opened from wonderful mountain peaks. There are many museums and shopping outlets in local mountain settlements. Marine rides lovers should take a cruise on a yacht. You will see main sights of the city and its suburbs that are located near the coast, visit most beautiful bays and will be able to try the dishes from the local cuisine that will be served to you during the ride. We simply cannot fail to mention scuba diving. The beaches have all necessary conditions and equipment for scuba diving. Moreover, the sea here is silent and calm.
There are many archaeological areas in Kemer. One of the most famous is the Phaselis region. Here travelers can see the ruins of an ancient city, which was founded in the 7th century by settlers from the island of Rhodes. The city flourished until the 13th century, when it was completely destroyed during the next earthquake. Today in the archaeological area, you can see fragments of the surviving fortified walls, as well as the ancient basilica.
1. Bicycle is one of the most popular means of transport in Kemer. Almost every hotel is equipped with bicycle rental offices. You can also rent a bike and one of private rental offices … Open
A very bright symbol of the city is the Clock Tower - a tall turret of white stone located in the Ataturk square. The high spire of the tower is visible from many surrounding areas. There are many interesting sights around the square. Here you can admire the singing fountains, which is most interesting to watch in the dark. Once a week, a noisy bazaar is organized on the square, where you can buy popular national products, spices and handicrafts.
Everyone who likes to relax outdoors is popular with the park with the romantic name Moonlight. It is very large and well maintained. On the territory of this park, you can find a place to relax for every taste. There is a children's playground with all kinds of attractions, as well as a dolphinarium and concert squares where entertainment events are regularly held. There are also beautiful places for a secluded holiday, where you can relax in silence and admire exotic plants.
The ethnographic Yoruk Park invites travelers to get acquainted with the traditions and culture of locals. It is stylized as a classical settlement of the Yoruk tribe, which inhabited the highlands hundreds of years ago. In each hut of this museum, interesting exhibits are presented in the open air: household items, national costumes, handicrafts and weapons. In the park there are several craft workshops, where you can observe the work of masters and learn how to make some crafts yourself.
An outstanding natural landmark of the region is Mount Yanar tash, which is known to many travelers under the unofficial name of the burning stone mountain. On the slopes of this mountain there are several sources of combustible gases, so there is always a flurry of flame. The locals have a lot of legends associated with the amazing mountain. From ancient times, it is considered to be the abode of a fire-breathing monster, the Chimera.
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Sights around Kemer from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Aspendos Amphitheatre

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
The amphitheater built by Zenon was incredibly beautiful and was decorated with numerous fine statues and sculptures. Unfortunately, they haven’t survived to our days. Spectator seats have been carefully restored. Today, ballet and opera performances take place in the theater frequently. This is where the most famous artists in the world appear. Jose Carreras, as well as other famous opera singers, visited the ancient theater several times. The amphitheater of Aspendos, which can hold up to 7000 people, is one of the largest in the world. … Read further

Sabanci Congress and Fair Centre

From the series “Glass Architecture - Impressive Villas and Buildings from Glass”
If you visited the event in the centre and didn’t have an opportunity to estimate its decoration, don’t break down. You can just adore the building and walk in the surrounding garden. Since the building, Sabanci Congress and Exhibition Center is a regular place of country cultural events. In May there is held so-called trade fair “The household goods” where are presented item from Egypt, Iran, Russia, South Korea, Senegal and other countries. The congress and exhibition centre is used as a permanent place for the final of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival. Also, there is held the beer festival that is an analogue of the world-known Octoberfest. … Read further

Sightseeing in regions nearby Kemer

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