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Top 8 Things to Do in Side

The side has never failed to attract visitors to its Antalya coastline. Its ancient town reflects the footprints of its Greco-Roman past, while a string of resort hotels cater to holiday-makers, offering a bevy of attractions along its sun-drenched
beaches.

1. The Apollon Temple

The famous temple near the old harbor dates back to the 2nd century AD. Five columns showing a series of Medusa head on the frieze were re-erected in the 1980s.

2. Old Street

A scattering of soaring columns stands like lone sentinels along the former main road of ancient Side, with visible proof that the Romans had initially paved it with stone slabs.

3. Roman Ruins

Ruins such as the Nymphaeum and Vespasian Gate reflect the prosperous period under Roman rule. Tyche Temple is located in the heart of the agora, an ancient center of daily life.

4. Aspendos

This theater can accommodate up to 15,000 spectators, and the seats still show the written names of the customers. The stage building also contains faces of Comedy and Tragedy.

5. Manavgat Waterfall

Enjoy the view from the 6.5-foot tall sparkling waterfall, located near the town of the same name. high and 131 feet. in a spacious, calm, and refreshing environment.

6. Düden Waterfalls

Prepare a picnic and head to this national park where the famous Düden Falls plunge 49 feet into the cool pools of water below. Lower Falls falls into the sea.

7. Side Museum

Historical artifacts in an impressive area, a small museum located in an old building, artifacts, and works of art from nearby excavations.

8. Aspendos Bridge

Aspendos Bridge, an old bridge that provides the perfect setting for a romantic photo, is also a landmark of Side. The bridge that stands today is the Turkish reconstruction of the original Roman Bridge. The original bridge had 8 arches and the ruins still add charm to the structure.