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Patara Antik Kenti, Patara

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At the site of a prominent ancient city, Patara Antik Kenti preserve the crumbling remains of a parliament building, cultural facilities, and public baths. Also known as the birthplace of St. Nicholas, this city is responsible for the legend of Santa Claus. The 7th-century Arab raids brought devastation and transformed the metropolis into a village that eventually became a naval base. As you walk among its remains, look for tombs, pillars, a well-preserved theater, and monuments, such as one of the oldest lighthouses in the world. The area is also known for sheltering a vast number of birds. Buses pass here throughout the day. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Patara Antik Kenti and many more Patara attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Patara vacation trip planner.
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  • most of the people to see the world famous ancient city of patara. began seeing historic sights our trip in warm weather does not include historic artifacts more than half an hour, right next to the thin sand, 18 km long patara Beach the world's first in-1 Turkey 20 100 m sand sea waves so you almost to the coast have desert sand Hill pushes to URediyorsunuz.bir dance films maybe here is the national park turtles taken not to disturb evening at sundown closing. the best monitored sunset 3 one of mutkaka . There are many apartments near 4 km.
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  • Beautiful beach, uncrowded, clean and peaceful. Good supply of sun loungers and umbrellas. Gorgeous sandy beach and good swimming. Sand dunes worth the climb to see the view. Great little beach cafe a...  more »
  • Passing near to all and so visible, left alone in the ruins, the cost doesn't even include tour, but just resemble among stones
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  • It's still very solid. A moment later I thought it was made from. In particular, Council House still like stone:) Absolutely and definitely a place to be seen
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  • The capital of the Lycian Union did a beautiful ancient city
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  • Too much new building
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  • Theater-port of the Lycian Union Assembly building-Bath-Main Street-Plug-Granarlum-Lighthouse-Bey Palace-Tepe Necropolis-the city Bazalikası are to be seen. 1478 in Cem Sultan met with the delegation of Rhodes and Patara.
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