Side is located on the southern Mediterranean coast about 75 km from Antalya. This unique resort sits on a small peninsula payment, with a width of 300 m and a length of 800, on which the archaeological wonders crowd. At certain points on the main street
of Side, which runs from downtown to the old fishing port, including large buildings can zari on both sides of the street.
Once Side was an important commercial city. With its vast fleet to trade with the countries of eastern and western Mediterranean, serving as a port for Turkey. Side was a market for slaves brought from Africa and a center for pirates.