Mountains: In the Marmara region the most important peak is the Uludağ (2543 m) at the same time it is a major winter sports and tourist centre. In the Aegean region, the mountains fall perpendicularly to the sea. In the Mediterranean region, located in the south of Turkey, the western and central Taurus Mountains suddenly rise up behind the coastline. The Central Anatolia Region is exactly in the middle of Turkey and gives the appearance of being less mountainous compared with other regions. The main peaks of the region are Karadağ, Karacadağ, Hasandağ, and Erciyes (3917 m). The Eastern Anatolia region is Turkey's largest and highest region. About three-fourths is at an altitude of 1500 - 2000 metres. There are numerous inactive volcanoes in the region, including Nemrut, Suphan, Tendurek and Turkey's highest peak where Noah's Ark was landed, Mount Ağrı (Ararat) is 5165 metres high
The city was the first Lycian town along the coast is Fethiye, which sits a top the ancient city of Telmessos. The tombs in the nearby mountains date from the seventh century B.C. At Fethiye visitors can see Lycias other famous ancient architectural form-the huge sarcophagi that are found all over the area. In fact it can be said that Fethiye boasts some of the best Lycian in the region, going back to between the 6th and 3rd centuries B.C. While youre in there be sure to visit Turkish Lagoon - Oludeniz (Death Sea) where amazing chrystal water of the coast, specially recommended for swimmers (15 km to Fethiye). Region also know by the fans of Mountain Paragliding available on the Babadagi. Also there are very delux hotels around for accommodation.
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