Today Side is one of the most popular resorts in Turkey, it attracts with wide sandy beaches, clear sea. Side is a place where modern hotels, with all mental types of service, easily get along with the ruins of the ancient city. This green peninsula perfectly saved many archaeological monuments: one of the largest amphitheaters in Turkey of the ancient Greek period, the Temple of Athena, the ancient Arched Gate, the Agora, the Roman Theater, the stunningly beautiful Nympheum Fountain, the Museum of Ancient Art and much more. The visit card of the city is the ruins of the temple of Apollo. This city is an open-air museum.
But the main charm of this city is narrow streets, cozy cafes and restaurants, houses with tiled roofs, as if descended from the pages of fairy tales.
The tourist areas of Kumkoy, Kizilot, Cholakly, Sorgun, Kyzylagach, Titreyengl also belong to Side. There you can also spend time on the beaches covered with dark yellow sand, visit the local markets, where you can buy high-quality textiles, souvenirs, leather goods, taste the most delicious Turkish dishes in local restaurants.
Despite the well-developed modern architecture and many tourists, the atmosphere in the city, as in ancient times, is filled with peace and tranquility.
In addition to excursions in ancient Side, our company Pacho Tour organizes excursions in other historical places, such as the unique Cappadocia - the country of beautiful horses, ancient Ephesus, the holy places of Demre-Mira-Kekova and much more.