Olympos is one of the best peaceful holiday destinatios in Antalya. Moreover, it has beautiful beach, pristine nature, ancient ruins and never ending Chimera fire. The fire has been guiding to the sailors for centuries. According to the mythology, this fire burns brightly at night at Olympos, related with the fire-breathing Chimera.
Olympos as a part of Lycian League Council Union had 3 votes because of its densely population and its strong economical situation. According to historians, the city was founded in the 3rd century BC. Olympos became a pirate city because of its sheltered position. It was used as a base by the pirate Zeniketes who frightened the Mediterranean people for a long time. The situation continued until the Romans captured Olympos.
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