What excursions to visit in Turkey and the Olympus
If you had a question, what excursions to visit in Turkey, surely look at the Olympus. About an origin of the city it is clear nothing, but its name, obviously, occurs from Takhtala’s modern mountain which costs in 16 km to the North from the coast and was one of 20 mountains of antiquity that were called as the Olympus. It is the main sight of Turkey and Greece. The city has begun the existence in the II century BC. Already then in it minted own coins. The Greek geographer Strabane in 100 wrote that the Olympus was one of 6 cities of the Likiysky union who possessed to a meeting 3 voices that, undoubtedly, speaks about its value. Gefest (Romans have a Volcano), god of fire and blacksmithing was the main god of the Olympus. Him considered as the native from this coast, and still it is possible to see the remains of the temple devoted to it near to the Chimera. The summer in Turkey can be carried out directly here.
In Turkey it is necessary to visit what excursions – the Olympus – a part of the Roman Empire
In the I century BC when the Olympus and nearby Faselis the Sicilian pirates under leadership Zenitseta have grasped, value of a cult Gefesta has decreased, and here have started to consider it the Mitre, the goddess of an Indo-European origin. The rituals devoted to it occurred on the mountain the Olympus. Zenitset was made by the Olympus by the main rate, but in 78 it has been broken by the Roman governor of Sicily, and in 68 — to Pompeii. In 43. The Olympus has been declared by a part of the Roman Empire, and the Christianity has come to it. In the XI-XII centuries the Venetian and Genoa merchants used the Olympus as the transshipment terminal (Estuaries Dzhene-viz it is translated as «the Genoa harbour»). Sand beaches of Turkey and Olympus the very beautiful. In the XV century when in the Mediterranean Sea Ottoman Turks began to dominate, it has completely lost the value and moderately the quantity of the population of the city of Turkey decreased. It is possible to get some days before departure the cheapest permits to Turkey.
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