The Side underwater museum was officially opened today with the last of a series of sculptures being lowered into the depths.
The site has various dioramas including ‘Whirling Dervish’, ‘War of Independence’, ‘the Temple of Poseidon’, ‘caravan of camels’ and ‘Flower Garden’.

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With 110 statues and sculptures taking 3 months to place it is the first underwater museum in Turkish waters.
Located outside Side harbor the exhibit has 3 different depths, 6-11 mtr, 18 mtr and 24 mtr so all levels of divers can enjoy the sculptures.
The statues range between 1 and 6 meters in height and weighing up to 5 tonnes they were carefully positioned by a team of 20 people, crane boats and professional divers.

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