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Ancient Perga

Turkey Home - The Ancient City of Perga from Above!

Turkey Home
Turkey Home
2.7k VŪZ 44 22
a year ago

The ancient city of Perga lies in the Anatolia region of southern Turkey, just northeast of the regional capital Antalya.  The city is mentioned in the Bible (New Testament) as being the home of St. Paul at one time.  Contributor Turkey Home created an amazing drone video of this ancient Turkish city, which is situated between two important rivers in Anatolia.  The bird's eye views will show you why Perga is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Turkey's Mediterranean Region.  

Drone Tour of Mersin's Waterfront

Seaside tours.

ssolunoglu
ssolunoglu
134 VŪZ 8 7
19 days ago

Turkey's Mediterranean (southern) region is home to two major cities: Antalya in the west and the Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Area in the east.  The latter is the larger of the two urban areas; with a metropolitan area of about 3 million, it's the fourth largest metro area in the country (after Istanbul, Ankara, and İzmir).  Mersin is somewhat smaller than Adana but is on the sea whereas Adana lies a bit inland.  In this drone video by contributor ssolunoglu, you'll get a magnificent aerial view of the Mersin waterfront.   

Antalya: Largest City of Southern Turkey

ANTALYA TURKEY

pascha
pascha
2.0k VŪZ 29 19
2 years ago

Antalya (Anatolia) is the capital of the Turkish province of the same name.  It is the largest city on Turkey's Mediterranean Sea coastline, and the eighth most populous city in the country as a whole.  It is the center of an ancient region, one which featured prominently in the Antiquity and is frequently mentioned in the Bible.  Contributor Pascha used a drone to create a marvelous aerial look at this amazing city, which is believed to have been inhabited in the second or third century BC.

Turkey's Ultra-Luxurious Mardan Palace

Titanic Mardan Palace

antalyaaerial.com
antalyaaerial.com
905 VŪZ 8 13
24 days ago

Check out this stunning drone video of a famous ultra-luxury resort in Turkey.  The Mardan Palace resort in Turkey's Antalya province had a star-studded grand opening in 2009.   And well it should have: with a reported cost of $1.4 billion, the 560 room property is believed to be the most expensive in history on a per-room basis.  Unfortunately, the roughly $2.5 million cost per room made the initial investment uneconomic, and the hotel was sold in 2015 for a fraction of its original cost.  

Kalkan: Beautiful Mediterranean Town

Kalkan Turkey 2017

timnevellphotography
timnevellphotography
1.7k VŪZ 27 24
a year ago

Tim Nevell, an award winning and published aerial photographer based in West Sussex, UK, captured the charm of Kalkan, Turkey. Once a fishing village, this harbor town on the Mediterranean coast is famous for beautiful beaches and white-washed houses which can both be seen in this drone video.  Situated roughly halfway between Marmaris and Antalya, it is one of the most popular beach destinations in southern Turkey and is also home to some important historical sites. 

Düden Şelalesi Waterfalls

Düden Şelalesi (Duden Waterfall)

WideAngleFlycam
WideAngleFlycam
5.4k VŪZ 23 24
3 years ago

Wide Angle Flycam gives us an aerial view of the Düden Şelalesi waterfalls on the country's Mediterranean coast.  Located in the Antalya province, the waterfalls are actually created by a water recycling station.  The Düden Şelalesi is actually a system of two separate falls, the last of which discharges into the Mediterranean Sea.  They are located near the city of Antalya, which is the provincial capital and the country's fifth largest metropolitan area.

The Famed Turquoise Coast

Turkey's Turquoise Coast

agrippa907th
agrippa907th
2.3k VŪZ 51 28
2 years ago

This drone video by Agrippa907th shows us the glistening blue waters of Turkey’s famed Turquoise Coast in the southern part of the country. Also known as the Turkish Riviera, this stretch along the Mediterranean features ancient ruins, modest resorts and beautiful beaches.  The heart of the Torquoise Coast is in the provinces of  Antalya and Muğla, towards the western end of the coastline. The video includes footage of Selimiye, Akyaka, Dalyan, Fethiye, and Kabak.

Turquoise Coast: Çıralı

Çıralı - Olympos Drone footage in 4K

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
6.0k VŪZ 44 64
2 years ago

Dronesantana007 took this stunning drone video of the area around Cirali, Turkey.   Cirali is located on the western section of the country's long Mediterranean Sea coastline, in the province of Antalya.  Watching the video, you will appreciate why this area is called the Torquoise Coast - the blue green waters are like nowhere else in the world.  These beach towns have become some of the most popular vacation destinations in the Mediterranean.

Adrasan

Adrasan drone footage in 4K - 2016

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
2.2k VŪZ 17 16
3 years ago

Dronesantana007 took this amazing drone video of Adrasan, one of the most popular beach spots on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline.  It's situated in the province of Antalya, at the southern end of a stretch of north-south oriented coastline which begins just west of the province's eponymously named capital city.  Adrasan has become popular with travelers seeking serene beach locations on the long Mediterranean coastline of southern Turkey.

Mersin Province: Olba

Olba Ancient City In Mersin Turkey

Skaty
Skaty
2.3k VŪZ 36 25
2 years ago

Contributor and drone pilot Skaty created this epic aerial video of the ancient town of Olba, in southern Turkey.  Olba was an important city in the Roman province of Isauria.  It is located in the present day province of Mersin, one of the easternmost of the provinces in Turkey's Mediterranean (southern) region.  The ruins you see in the video are approximately 2,000 years old.  Olba is included in the Catholic Church's list of "dead diocese".  

Paragliding in Fethiye Babadağ

Fethiye Babadağ Paragliding Drone footage in 4K

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
2.2k VŪZ 27 28
2 years ago

Fethiye Babadağ is a beach town on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline.  With its steep cliffs, steady winds, and stunning scenery, it's no wonder that it's considered one of the world's best spots for paragliding, and has a special launching area just for that purpose.  In this video, contributor Dronesantana007 filmed a group of paragliders flying over the torquoise blue waters of the sea below.  The town gained some additional fame from its appearance in the 2012 James Bond movie Skyfall, #25 in the series.

Mosques of Kahramanmaraş

Kahramanmaraş mosques

Onurceyhan
Onurceyhan
565 VŪZ 7 9
2 years ago

Contributor Onurceyhan created this remarkable aerial video of the Kahramanmaraş Mosque in Turkey.  Formerly known as Maraş, Kahramanmaraş is situated in the province of the sasme name in the south-central part of the country.  During the Antiquity, the town was known as Germanicia Caesarea and played an important role in the centuries-long struggle between the Muslims and the Byzantine Empire, and was taken during the course of the First Crusade.  The Mosque was built in the 15th century.  

Adana: Turkey's Fifth Largest City

Adana Havadan Çekim

ucari.tarsus
ucari.tarsus
146 VŪZ 6 7
8 months ago

Adana is the fifth largest city in Turkey. It sits in the southern part of the country, a bit in from the Mediterranean coast.  It's a very old city, dating to the second millennium BC.  The town made an appearance in the 2012 movie Skyfall , the 25th movie in the James Bond series.  In the film, the town "stands in" for Istanbul in certain shots.  In this drone video by Ucari.Tarsis, you'll get a bird's eye view of this ancient city, which is built on the Seyhan River.

Adana Province: Varda Viaduct

James Bond Skyfall Movie - Varda Viaduct

iskenderfilm
iskenderfilm
448 VŪZ 10 5
4 months ago

Check out this amazing drone video of a famous train viaduct in southern Turkey.  The Varda Viaduct (sometimes known as the Giaour Dere Viaduct) is located in the Adana province.  It was designed by German engineers as part of the Bagdad Railway project which helped to solidify Turkey's ties with Germany prior to World War I.  Famously, the viaduct was the filming location for an epic chase scene which opened the 2012 James Bond movie Skyfall, the 25th installment in the series.   

Taurus Mountains: Termessos

Ancient city of Termessos in Antalya

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112973496636762687727
131 VŪZ 9 5
6 months ago

Check out this amazing drone video taken descending through the clouds above Termessos, an ancient city in southern Turkey.  The city is located in the Taurus Mountains, a chain which separates Turkey's Mediterranean coastline from the Anatolian Plain which dominates the middle part of the country.  Termessos was one of the few cities in the area not captured by Alexander the Great, who conquered much of the Middle East in the 4th century BC.

Turquoise Coast: Kas Peninsula

Kalkan - Antalya drone footage [TURKEY] in 4K - 2017

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
1.3k VŪZ 26 25
2 years ago

Dronesantana007 created this stunning video of a stretch of coastline in southern Turkey known as the Torqoiuse Coast or the Turkish Riviera.  It was shot between the towns of Kalkan and Antalya, both of which lie in the country's Mediterranean Region.  Kalkan is a small seaside village near the end of the Kas Peninsula, which protrudes into the Mediterranean.  Antalya is one of the largest cities on the Mediterranean coastline.  It lies at the eastern base of the same peninsula.  

Burdur: Lake of Southwestern Turkey

burdur lake

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594bf9f299c67d4f3b5dd691
3.6k VŪZ 15 10
2 years ago

Burdur is an important lake in Turkey.  It's located in the southwestern part of the country, in the Mediterranean Region.  Its surface area is about 250 square km, or about 100 square mi.  With a maximum depth of about 110 meters, (360 ft.), it's one of the deepest lakes in Turkey.  Like many of Turkey's lakes, Burdur is an important bird sanctuary.  It harbors many species of birds, notably the white-headed duck.    In this drone video, you can see the beautiful lake from above. 

Antalya Province: Aspendos

Aspendos Ancient City

flyhighaerial
flyhighaerial
634 VŪZ 24 7
6 months ago

Flyinghighaerial brings us this awesome drone video of an ancient city in southern Turkey.  Aspendos is situated in the province of Antalya, a few km/mi. inland and about 40 km (25 mi.) east of the provincial capital Antalya.  In the antiquity, it was an important city in the region known as Pamphlia, which covered much of what is now the Mediterranean Region of Turkey.  It is the home of numerous archaelogical sites, some of which you will see in the video.  

Turkey's Crater Lake Salda

Turkey's Maldives Island Salda Lake, P4p ( Maldives Amazing Blue )

Tieychen-Taha AKIN
Tieychen-Taha AKIN
246 VŪZ 9 8
9 months ago

Check out this stunning drone video from a well known lake in southern Turkey.  Salda is a crater lake in the Burdur Province, which is part of the Mediterranean Region.  It's the westernmost of a series of lakes in the region which is sometimes referred to as Turkey's Lakes District.  In this video from contributor Tieychen-Taha AKIN, you'll get a bird's eye view of this stunningly beautiful lake.  The video was created using a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone.  

Adana Province: Saimbeyli

Saimbeyli 4K - Cinematic - Djı Mavic Air

Sektör Yapım
Sektör Yapım
1.1k VŪZ 11 12
5 months ago

Checkout this beautiful video of a small town in southern Turkey, compliments of contributor and drone pilot Sektör Yapım.  Saimbeyli is a small town situated in the province of Adana, which lies toward the eastern end of Turkey's Mediterranean Region.   Saimbeyli lies on the Göksu River in the northern end of the province, about 155 km (around 95 mi.) north of the eponymously named provincial capital.  The area is part of a chain of small mountains which run on a northeastern axis.  

Tazi Canyon

One Of The Best Canyon of Turkey

iskenderfilm
iskenderfilm
146 VŪZ 10 7
2 months ago

Content creator iskenderfilms created a beautiful aerial view of a canyon in southern Turkey.  Tazi Canyon is situated in the province of Antalya, which is part of Turkey's official Mediterranean region.  It's near (and on the same river) as the somewhat better known Köprülü Canyon, which you will also see at the outset of the video.  This part of Turkey is home to some of its most spectacular natural scenery; it's an area where the Anatolian Plateau transitions to the coastal zones.  

Ancient Termessos, Taurus Mountains

Termessos Ancient City

iskenderfilm
iskenderfilm
870 VŪZ 15 15
16 days ago

Contributor and drone pilot iskenderfilms created this beautiful aerial video of an important ancient ruins site in southern Turkey called Termessos.  The city, which was part of the historical region of Psidia, sits in the Taurus Mountains, in the northern part of the province of Antalya.  Termessos was famously one of the very few cities which Alexander tried to conquer (in 333 BC) but could not.  Abandoned when an earthquake destroyed its aquaduct, it's one of Turkey's best-preserved ruins sites.

The Fires of Yanartaş

Eternal Flames of Chimera

iskenderfilm
iskenderfilm
429 VŪZ 12 10
2 months ago

Here's a drone video from an amazing natural sight in southern Turkey, compliments of contributor iskenderfilms.  It's an area called Yanartaş in Antalya, one of the provinces which make up the country's Mediterranean region.  The area is distinguished by fires which emanate from small vents in the rocks of the mountains here.  This has been going on for thousands of years; beneath the fires is a temple fo the Greek god of fire, Hephaestus.

Turquoise Coast: Kaş

Drone Footage - Kas-Kekova/Turkey

IlkerCagatayAsik
IlkerCagatayAsik
284 VŪZ 9 9
8 months ago

Historically a fishing area, Kaş is a small seaside town on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline.  It's in the province of Antalya, roughly 170 km (around 100 mi.) west of the provincial capital Antalya.  It lies near the southern tip of a peninsula, at the base of which sit the city of Antalya (to the east) and Fethiye (to the west).  One of the southernmost spots in Turkey, it's become a popular tourist destination on the country's Torquoise Coast.  You can check it out from above in this drone video by IlkerCagatayAsik.  

Beautiful Sights of Antalya Province

ANTALYA - Best of Epic Places in ANTALYA / TURKEY

iskenderfilm
iskenderfilm
659 VŪZ 12 11
2 months ago

Antalya is one of the most important (and largest) provinces which make up Turkey's Mediterranean (southern) region.  In this spectacular drone video by iskenderfilm, you'll get an aerial tour of some of the provinces most beautiful spots, outside of the provincial capital city Antalya.  The video features footage of the following locations: Termessos, Eurymedon Bridge, Köprülü Canyon, Çıralı Village, Güver Valley, Tazı Canyon, Lighthouse of Gelidonya.

Saluada: Uninhabited Island

Suluada island

secoko
secoko
2.0k VŪZ 17 21
2 years ago

Contributor Secoko created this beautiful drone video of an island in southern Turkey.  It's called Suluada Island, and its's an uninhabited island on the western end of a body of water known as the Gulf of Antalya.  The gulf is created by the two large southern-facing "humps" of Turkey's Mediterranean coastline, with the provincial capital city Antalya sitting at the head of the gulf.  The island, which translates to "Watery Island", is just over a kilometer (about .75 mi.) long.

Kaleköy, Kas Peninsula

Simena - Kaleköy drone footage [TURKEY] in 4K - 2017

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
234 VŪZ 10 9
5 months ago

Check out this beautiful drone video of a spot on the southern Turkish coast, compliments of top contributor dronesantana007.  It's the area around Kaleköy, on the Kas Peninsula which is part of the province of Antalya.  This area is part of the stretch of coastline known as the Torquoise Coast, sometimes known as the Turkish Riviera.  It runs for over a thousand km (over 600 mi.) from the southern part of the Aegean coastline to about midway along the country's Mediterranean coastline,

Köprülü Canyon, Antalya Province

Köprülü Kanyon drone footage in 4K [ TURKEY ] 2018

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
95 VŪZ 10 6
8 months ago

Contributor dronesantana007 created this beautiful drone video of a well known canyon in southern Turkey.  It's called Köprülü Canyon, and it was created by a river of the same name in the Antalya Province.  The canyon runs for nearly 15 km (around 9 mi.), and is up to 400 meters (around 1.3k ft.) deep.  Since 1973, the canyon and its surroundings have been part of a Turkish national park.  It's located about 90 km (around 55 mi.) from the provincial capital Antalya (city).  

Lake Salda, Burdur Province

Lake Salda drone footage [TURKEY] in 4K - 2017

dronesantana007
dronesantana007
316 VŪZ 15 14
2 years ago

Check out this stunning drone video of Turkey's Lake Salda, compliments of top contributor dronesantana007.  Salda is a crater lake in Burdur, one of the provinces which makes up the country's Mediterranean (southern) region.  The lake covers about 44 square km (around 17 square mi.) and it's quite deep - almost 200 meters (around 640 ft.) at its deepest point.  The lake is a popular destination in southwestern Turkey, and its waters are believed to have medicinal value.

Tekirova, Antalya Province

Mediterranean

fly.belarus
fly.belarus
2.2k VŪZ 47 29
2 years ago

Check out this beautiful drone video from the Mediteranean coast of southern Turkey, compliments of contributor fly.belarus.  It was shot near the town of Tekirova, which lies in the Kemer District of Antalya, one of the main provinces which make up Turkey's official Mediterranean region.  The area lies on the eastern side of a large peninsula which juts southward into the Mediterranean from the mainland, just a bit west of the provincial capital Antalya (city).  

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