Few tourists, arrived in Termessos, can get around the whole city entirely. Here we are not the first time were able to see everything. If the first inspection, we paid attention to the city center, now held by its surroundings.
The most interesting, but also proved to be a difficult way to observation platform. Yes, at Termessose there is a place! The road there starts from the column and runs through the streets southwest necropolis (by the way, northeast necropolis is located right next to the car park and it many simply do not pay attention, but in vain). All have to go uphill and decent angle, so shoes should be comfortable for the ups and not slippery. The trail is narrow, and at some point it even seems, it ends, but no – it simply becomes narrower, and will be the, until you see the necropolis. Necropolis – this is a very unusual place with its own history. Such a number of gravestones and tombs little, where you can meet. Earthquakes scattered them, but the greatness of stone creations amaze – they are of different sizes, there are even carved, clearly expressed drawings.
After the necropolis, you need to gain a little strength – to the observation deck will be approximately 100-150 meters, but this narrow road becomes steeper, stone and winding. When he reached the top of the, you understand, not for nothing that so much effort has been spent ) The view from the top of the mountain terrific – from all sides, and only the mountains can be seen quite a bit Antalya and the sea. Height above sea level on the site – 1200 m, so you need to remember, there will always be cooler, than the bottom (in our case, the air temperature at the top was +14 degrees, and at the entrance – +24).
Well, as a small council. When planning a trip to Termessos I recommend bring along a thermos of tea – little picnic among the ruins and on a bench overlooking the mountains will be unforgettable.
To read – Termessos (part 1)
Text and photos: Evgeny Nazarenko
Termessos on the map
Text: Evgeny Nazarenko