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Kemer – Chimera Yanartaş

An interesting natural beauty, the mythological Yanartaş (Chimera), is located to the north of Olympus, on the upper side of the Çıralı Beach.

The Chimera, who was born to the underworld creatures Typhon and Echidna, used to live in Olympos, which is today called Çirali or Yanartaş. Chimera was killed by Bellerophon astride his flying horse, and the creature was still breathing flames to the last moment of his life.Today, natural gases keep the flames burning eternally among the rocks in Olympos, and this is the legend behind the burning rocks.