Patara is located in province of Antalya. Patara was an important center in ancient period. It was one of the important sites of Lycian region.
Patara was the home of the best known names of the period such as Santa Claus. St.Paul visited Patara site.
The most outstanding feature of the region is to be the home of Caretta- carettta turtles. They come back here to lay eggs at the beach.