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FETHİYE

Fethiye with its cultural wealth, natural beauties and geography, is among the important tourism centres of Turkey. It is famous for its works of art belong to Persians, Lycians, Carians and Romans. This charming county is in a bay within Fethiye Gulf where both large and small islands are scattered. The rear of the bay is surrounded by pine forests.

History

The ancient name of Fethiye, which was a coastal city at the borders of Lycia-Caria, is Telmessos. There is not definite information about the foundation of this Ancient city. According to the first written records, it has come into existence in the 5th century B.C. Telmessos, separate from Lycia, survived as an independent city for a long time. The city experienced the rule of Persia, Alexander the Great, Rome, Pergamum Kingdom, Byzantium, Menteşeoğulları Principality and Ottoman State respectively.

Climate

Mediterranean climate, which is hot and dry during summers and warm and rainy during winters, is dominant in the region. Temperature, which is approximately 30 degrees during summer months, is generally over 10 degrees during winter. Sea water temperature never decreases under 16 degrees during each season.

 

 

 

 

 
01- Current concerts, films, plays and even football games are listed in the Internet site Biletix (in Turkish only!), where tickets can be bought on-line. Front Desk will be happy to provide further information. www.biletix.com
02- Dances of Colours; Spectacular dances, Amazing costumes, great music. Dances from 10 different regions of Turkey. Whirling Dervishes, belly dance of Istanbul and more. Click here

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St.Sophia
Blue Mosque
Beylerbeyi Palace
Ceragan Palace
Dolmabahce Palace
Grand Bazaar
Topkapi Palace
Kariye Museum
Suleymaniye Mosque
Maiden's Tower
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