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Chimaera, Cirali

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At Chimaera, see the natural phenomenon of eternal flames leaping from the cracks in the mountain, which most likely inspired the myth of the ancient Greek monster of the same name. According to Homer's Iliad, the hero Bellerophon fought the fire-spitting hybrid of snake, lion, and goat on this very site. The constantly burning fires are caused by natural gasses like methane that spew from the rock. Walk from the park to the top of the "burning stone," past flaming gas vents to the remains of a temple dedicated the Greek god of fire. Wear hiking shoes, and be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp if you'll be hiking in the dark. Put Chimaera on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cirali trip itinerary planner.
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  • Flame in the night, directly from the mountain. A natural spectacle that is second to none. In any case with flashlights, the road should be paved, the flames will then Mystic, feels transported back centuries. Necessarily bring water and wear sturdy footwear.
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  • The province made the Olympics finish point mountain, sausage meat don't take leads in çıralı during the feces around there are beautiful restaurant, lantern, definitely take it and get a garbage bag, evening drink before sunset 1.5 hours ago...
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  • First of all there is very beautiful. But there is going to need to know that a very high climb and steep stairs. And of course the kind that opens there cannot be compared with anything.
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