The Blue Cruise is a great way to see Ancient Sites
Don’t claim to have seen Datca without also seeing Knidos! During your blue cruise, you will act in accordance with the course you have chosen. The Hisaronu Bay route is one of the most popular itineraries we propose, especially to our customers who wish to see ancient places. This route passes via Datca, Knidosa, which is a pretty fascinating location! Your seaside vacation provides you with one-of-a-kind chances. First and foremost, you will experience the coziness of a floating hotel with your family or loved ones. Every day, you’ll wake up to a different vista and say farewell to the sun to a different perspective. Amazing crew service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and luxury cabins are available… In addition to all of this, yacht vacations provide a wide range of activities that set them apart from other vacation alternatives. There is little question that touring ancient places is at the forefront of these activities.
Ancient Side: Knidos, Datca
Turkey has welcomed various civilizations and cultures over the course of its history. In the lovely bays of the Aegean and Mediterranean, you may see the remnants of bygone civilizations. You can learn more about its history. The Knidos excursion on the Datca peninsula is currently the most recommended route. Let’s look at why Knidos is so significant in terms of archeology and history.
Knidos, one of the world’s richest and most famous cities during the Classical Era, is now 70 kilometers away. It was founded on the Tekir Cape, at the extreme extremity of the Datça Peninsula, where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet. Knidos is one of the most prominent beach cities in Western Anatolia.
It is located inside the boundaries of Yaz Village in Mula Province’s Datca District. It is connected to Datca by a 35-kilometer road, the final 8 kilometers of which are paved. During the summer months, excursion boats and yachts provide water transportation.Let’s take a look at the historical Knidos splendors… Imagine an ancient city where the sea and nature absorbed the relics of thousands of years of thought and beauty.
The apple of Datca’s eye is this old city, which he inherited from his ancestors. This is not just an old platform with temples and theaters; it was also one of the most significant port cities at the time… Because Knidos is located at the junction of the Aegean and the Mediterranean. There are two ancient theaters, one with a capacity of 5 thousand and the other with a capacity of 20 thousand, in this ancient city that almost everyone who goes to Datca is dying to see. Knidos; It hosts thought-provoking ruins that contain many clues in terms of the history of mankind and civilization, the history of art and the lifestyle of the period.
Our most recommended gulets for you to see these historical beauties more closely are:
Knidos makes it simple to track the traces of civilizations that have coexisted for centuries. Knidos, the Carians’ most prominent ancient city, was housed by Datca. The Acropolis, the “Odeon” music hall, two small and large amphitheaters, the Temple of Dionysus close to the theaters, the Ionian busts, and the Temple of Corinth; Knidos’ most notable remains, with Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine traces. Knidos was one of the most sophisticated towns of its time in terms of science and art, according to the ruins and finds found as a consequence of archaeological investigations.
Ancient Side: Cleopatra / Sedir Island
Cleopatra / Sedir Island is surely another historical marvel. Cleopatra’s transport of the sands from Egypt has piqued people’s interest for generations. Guests who are interested in ancient ruins will, of course, want to visit this island. The Ancient City of Kedrai, also called “Sedir Island,” is located about 800 meters east of Gökova Bay, inside the Ula district. It is a Special Environmental Protection Area and a 1st Degree Ancient and Natural Protected Area, with a 1,500-foot shoreline, a sandy beach, and a rich natural texture mixed with primarily surviving archaeological relics.
Sedir Island, the largest of a triple island group filled with ancient ruins, appeals to those who are interested in both history and nature with its astonishing beauty. Although the name of the island comes from the cedar tree, there are no cedar trees on the island today. On the beach known as Cleopatra beach, the sands, which emerged with geological formations and are under protection, are limestone droplets formed in a special way. It is forbidden to take this rare sand out of the beach, which is only seen on Crete Island, except for Sedir Island in the Aegean and Mediterranean. With the natural structure of these sands, the sea really has a pool-like appearance.
In addition, it is possible to come across dozens of people who think that this sand is a natural peeling and apply it to their body. You can also share the historical places you want to see in your blue voyage by Gulet or motor yacht with experienced Mirya Yachting, create your route according to your wishes, and experience the privilege of reaching these magnificent historical ruins by sea.
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