Photos: Seda Museum in Turkey offers a legendary underwater trip for its visitors

An underwater museum famous for its Seda tourist area in the Turkish Mediterranean city of Antalya
A statue symbolizing Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi and around it a group of dervish
A statue that embodies the sea god according to legends and is the largest in the museum
Soldiers with a rifle symbolize the Dardanelles and Independence Wars.
Camel statue symbolizes commercial flights between Seda and Ankara
  • 2020-09-08 08:09 AM
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Photos: Seda Museum in Turkey offers a legendary underwater trip for its visitors

- The Seda Museum in Antalya, Turkey, houses dozens of legendary deep-sea sculptures, attracting thousands of divers and taking them on legendary journeys. The museum was unveiled by the Turkish Chamber of Maritime Commerce on October 31, 2015.

- The Seda tourist area of the Turkish Mediterranean city of Antalya is famous for its underwater museum, offering its visitors a legendary journey deep in the blue waters.

- On October 31, 2015, the Seda Museum was unveiled by the Turkish Maritime Chamber of Commerce in Antalya, and since its opening to date it has been visited by 50,000 people from around the world.

- The museum, which is the first of its kind in Turkey, and the second in the world in terms of the number of exhibits, contains statues that embody and tell a lot about the richness of Anatolian civilization.

The museum is located 1.5 nautical miles off the coast of seda, at depths ranging from 11 to 18 to 24 metres.

The criteria for the statues were set according to what Turkey could boast and be proud of, according to the museum's director, and the priority was the Dardanelles and Independence Wars, through the statue of the soldier. a soldier behind a earthy curtain, another standing on his feet, and a cannon cart.

The second priority was "Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi", who placed a statue of him at a depth of 12 meters, and around him about 30 revolving dervishs. 

The symbolism of the camels dates back to the Old Testament, when barley and sesame carried camels to be transported from Seda to Ankara, from which they were loaded with salt.

At a depth of 24 meters, a statue of the sea god according to legends, and another for the War of Independence, next to them is the map and flag of Turkey. A flower garden was also designed in memory of children who died at sea as they fled the war in Syria.

The museum now contains 117 sculptures, ranking second in terms of underwater museums, after a similar museum in Mexico with 400 sculptures.

The teacher visits more than 10,000 tourists by diving underwater, as it is possible to dive in 6 or 7 months a year.

According to the museum director, divers generally like the statue of the sea god, which is the largest statue, 3.5 meters high and weighs 5 tons.

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