Kurşunlu Aspendos Side trip:
Kurşunlu Aspendos Side is an excursion to the waterfalls of Kurshunlu, the Aspendos Amphitheater and the old part of Side itself (the temple complex). To Order such excursion tour means to touch the historical, cultural features of the Turkish Mediterranean and its natural beauties.
Kurşunlu Aspendos Side program:
- The first stop on Kurşunlu Aspendos Side tour is the amphitheater in Aspendos. This is the place where buildings and stones remember the distant era of antiquity. The distance from Side is worth it to see gorgeous ancient buildings. Here you can find something that is not in other cities - ancient ruins, which tourists can not just see, but touch, move back to another historical period. The group examines the theater in Aspendos, which was built in the 2nd century. The amphitheater is designed simultaneously from 12 to 17 thousand spectators (data varies). They sell inexpensive souvenirs that will remind you of this amazing journey.
- Next you will be transferred to Side, where you can see the ruins of Dionysus and Apollo temples. Best preserved is the last one, dedicated to the God of light and beauty, the patron of the Muses and all kinds of arts. The five columns of the temple, which now stand here, were restored in the 80s of the last century. The decoration of the frieze over the columns is the image of Medusa with poisonous snakes on his head. Temple of Dionysus (considered the god of wine) is located on a fairly high platform. Six steps lead to the entrance to an ancient sanctuary. Unfortunately, very little is left of the temple of Dionysus.
- After the tour of the temples in Side, the group waits for lunch. Then on arrival to Antalya the excursion goes to Kurshunlu waterfalls. It is a real oasis in a wooded area. Kurshunlu are only 22 km from the central part of Antalya. Dust from particles of water and spray is poured in the sun, so there is a high probability that you will be able to observe a rainbow here. Upon arrival at the reserve you will be invited to enjoy the view that opens to the waterfalls. Around grow thick conifers, grass, shrubs and real cacti. Many tourists manage to get acquainted with turtles, however, animals avoid large groups of people, so not everyone can see them. After seeing the waterfalls, the tour group returns to Side, to the hotels.
Sapadere Canyon from Side excursion includes a visit to the old cave of the Dwarfs with gems and the Sapadere Canyon. The huge canyon of 450 m long fascinates with its beauty.
Included in the price: Insurance, transfer from the hotel and back, the services of an English-speaking guide, lunch. Also, includes the cost of tickets in the complexes.
Additional charges: Drinks and personal expenses of the tour group members.