Finike - Turkey

Finike

Finike Overview
A pretty town in the province of Antalya is Finike which is famous for oranges. A very clean city surrounded by orange trees, Finike has a long beach towards Kumluca. A number of hotels and pensions and a yachting harbour have been built parallel to the development of tourism recently.

The Major ancient cities around Finike are Arikanda, Idebessos, Limyra and Olympos.

The Lycian and Roman period ancient city of Arikanda, 22 km north of Finike, grew in importance especially in the 2nd century B.C. The remnants of the necropolis and the gymnasium, the Hellenistic period theatre, the stadium, the Roman period temple and rock tombs, and water ways to the west are of particular interest.

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