Located in Çıralı (Antalya) nowadays, the ancient city of Olympus is thought to have been established as early as the 4th century BC. İt was also a member of the famous Lycian League, minting its coins around 130s BC. At this time, Olympus was one of the six largest cities of the League. By the time when two medieval era forts were built in the region (by the Venetians, Genoese and Rhodians) during the early 15th century, the city was long abandoned. Today; the site is a preferred destination for tourists not only for the remains of the city, but also for its scenic landscapes supporting wild grapevines, bay trees, figs and pine trees.