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1. Explore Phaselis Ancient City

Explore Phaselis Ancient City
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9 km
from city center
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Things To Do in Kemer

The ancient city of Phaselis was a Roman and Greek settlement. Its ruins today are found in Tekirova, Kemer in the Antalya province. The 24m wide main street of the city still exists and along its sides are the ruins of stores and shops. The ruins of public places, such as the large and small Roman baths, the Tetragonal Agora, and Domitianus Agora are also seen on the side of the main street.

2. Sunbathe at Kemer Beach

Sunbathe at Kemer Beach

4 km
from city center
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Kemer beach is one of the largest beaches and houses the holiday resort of the same name. Its gray-brown sand, pristine waters, and wide landscape are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, and parasailing. The east side of the beach is a great spot to enjoy the peace and catch a beautiful sunset.

3. Hike to Mount Chimaera

Hike to Mount Chimaera

20 km
from city center
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Known for constantly burning fires and the myth of the monster Chimera, Mount Chimaera, also known as Yanartaş, is a mountain in the Antalya province of Turkey. A short walk from Cirali, this area is known to have lit the Olympic fire for the first time. Moreover, it has a permanent fire due to the emission of methane and other gasses created by the cracks in a natural gas reservoir that reaches the earth's surface.

4. Ride Olympos Teleferik

Ride Olympos Teleferik

7 km
from city center
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Olympos Teleferik is a cable car system located in the Beydaglari National Park that takes you to Mount Olympos. It is the longest cable car system in the world. You can admire the 360 degrees view of Olympos Beach and Phaselis city from the cable car. The summit houses restaurants and an observation deck.

5. Stroll Around Yoruk Park

Stroll Around Yoruk Park

6 km
from city center
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Yoruk Park is an open-air museum in Kemer dedicated to Yoruks, the ancient tribes of Turks. A walk through this theme park educates you on Yoruk’s historical background, culture, and traditions. There are several themed tents in the park, including weaving and family tents with figures that depict the nomadic life of the Yoruk.

6. Excursion in Pirate Boat

Excursion in Pirate Boat

7 km
from city center
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Pirate Boat excursions in Kemer are a perfect and intriguing way to explore the Mediterranean. From water activities such as snorkeling and swimming to visiting the different bays, Pirate Boat tours will take you on an exciting journey of the idyllic bays and natural landscapes. Some bays you might visit include Cleopatra Bay, Paradise Bay, Kemer Harbour and Bay, Phaselis city, and Bay.

7. Go Scuba Diving

Go Scuba Diving

9 km
from city center
7 out of 12
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With an alluring and beautiful underwater world, Kemer offers the best diving spots in Turkey. Mysterious shipwrecks, and beautiful coral reefs, home to sea creatures such as starfish, crabs, octopuses, etc., welcome you to discover the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. Some popular diving spots here include Kirish Aquarium Bay, Kirish Cave Bay, Kemer Marina, Tekirova, etc.

8. Rafting at Koprulu Canyon

Rafting at Koprulu Canyon

72 km
from city center
8 out of 12
Things To Do in Kemer

Koprulu Canyon is located in Manavgat, Antalya, surrounded by a national park of the same name. It is most famous for river rafting. There are several agencies offering a range of packages for rafting in the clear waters of the river Köprüçay. Most rafting tours offer pick-up, drop-off, and lunch and last between 7 and 24 hours, depending on the package chosen.

9. Souvenir Shopping

Souvenir Shopping

0 km
from city center
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Kemer houses numerous shops selling Turkish souvenirs, including jewelry, clothing, carpets, sweets, and coffee. One of the popular spots for shopping in Kemer is the town center which offers a variety of Turkish goods, including ceramics, textiles, handmade arts and crafts, and leather goods.

10. Visit a Hammam

Visit a Hammam

3 km
from city center
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Things To Do in Kemer

Hamam, also popularly known as Turkish Bath, is an unusual way to reveal a country’s traditions. Hamams have been an intricate part of Turkish culture for centuries, dating back to the Ottoman Empire. Some popular Hammas here are Hammam Golden rose, Babel Palace Spa, La Perla Hammam and Spa, etc.

11. Stroll Around Republic Square

Stroll Around Republic Square

8 km
from city center
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The Kemer Republic Square is a central square that houses the popular Kemer Republic Monument honoring the Republic of Turkey and the soldiers who fought for independence. It is a lively and bustling area with various street performers, musicians, and vendors. Visitors often come here to relax and enjoy a drink at the popular cafes around the square.

12. Day Trip to Pamukkale

Day Trip to Pamukkale

191 km
from city center
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Pamukkale is very famous for its travertines (hot water springs) which is a magical site with turquoise pools and snow-white cliffs. It is one of the most photogenic places in the world. There are 17 hot springs in the area, known are known for their healing properties. Bus tours from Oludeniz to Pamukkale are popular.

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