Termessos: On the slope of the Mount Gulluk, inside the Gulluk National Park, Termessos was founded. The natural life here is under the preservation and it exhibits extraordinary beauties. It is difficult to get to the site of foundation of the city.
Gulluk Mount ( called Mount Solymos in the ancient age ) is situated 30km from Antalya. It gave its name to the park also.
Before the Greek colonization, the people of Solymos of the Luwi origin lived in the region. Then Greek people came and settled here and integrated with the native populace to found the city Termessos inside the park.
Solymos ( Gulluk ) Mount’s peak is at an altitude of 1265m from the sea level.
There are formations of the caves under the ground and canyons on the ground because of the limestone structure of the region.
In the national park there are beauties such as the steep rock cliffs of the Mount Gulluk and the Mecine Canyon with walls reaching a height of 600m. Mediterranean Climate plants cover the region which is made of the thick forests and maquis.
It has natural environment with rare species of wild animals such as: chamois, fallow, deer and eagle etc.
There are picnic sites in National Park. For the needs of visitors buffets and cafeterias are available with enough capacity.