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Hello Trekkies,

It's finally time for another shot from Turkey. Today a shot from romantic evening in Side and Apollo's Temple. Hope you like it! Cheers!


The ruins of the Apollo Temple are located near to the harbour of Side, which is located in the province of Antalya, Turkey. The temple ruins are dedicated to Apollo, god of light, art and beauty. It was built during the Roman Civilization and looks over the ancient port.
The temple of Apollo is also surrounded by other important ruins that date back to 7th century B.C. Side was one of the main cities of the ancient region known as Pamphylia that later became Antalya.

A few more words about Side:

Side is one of the best-known classical sites in Turkey. It is now a resort town on the southern coast of Turkey, near the villages of Manavgat and Selimiye, 75 km from Antalya) in the province of Antalya. It is located on the eastern part of the Pamphylian coast, which lies about 20 km east of the mouth of the Eurymedon River. Today, as in antiquity, the ancient city is situated on a small north-south peninsula about 1 km long and 400 m across.

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