Discover Antalya

Discover Antalya

Old City; A large part been demolished and no horse is surrounded by a horseshoe-shaped inside and outside walls. Walls, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods and cultures. Sur has 80 towers. There are about 3,000 houses with tiled roofs in the walls. The houses are not only give an idea about the architectural history of Antalya characteristic structure, but also the lifestyle of the region, customs and traditions are reflected in the best way. In 1972, the inner harbor and the Old City district of Antalya, due to its unique texture "Real Estate Supreme Council of Antiquities and Monuments" by "a protected area" are placed under protection. Tourism to the Ministry of "Antalya Kaleici Complex" due to restoration work, on April 28, 1984 FİJET (International Tourism Writers Association) by the Golden Apple Tourism Oscar awards are given. Today, Old City hotels, pensions, has become an entertainment center with restaurants and bars.

Old Antalya Houses: warm through which very hot and very cold winter of summer in Antalya in the construction of old houses, solar prevention and attention has been paid to ensure freshness. The shady courtyard is rocky and features that facilitate the air flow. Warehouse and is built on three floors with entrance hall duty.

Fluted Minaret: Antalya, Turkey is the first structure. In the center it is near the port. According to the inscription on the Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubat During the reign (1219-1236) it was built. The body knitted with brick consists of eight half-cylinder. If adjacent to a mosque minaret should be demolished. Because next to the mosque minaret later period belongs to the year 1372. Hamitoğulları time that a Turkish principality, was made by an architect named Tavaş Balaban.

Ulu Mosque also known as the Kesik Minaret name. In fact, as a basilica was built in the fifth century. has very little standing in the first section of the work, it has undergone changes during the Byzantine period. The work had been repaired during the Ottoman period, used as a part of the Mevlevi, after it was opened as a mosque.

Karatay Madrasa XIII Turkish Islam is the most important building in the city center. It was built in the middle of the century.

The house is Han horse transportation until the early 20th century and is provided with the camels, trade goods were transported by these animals. Caravans on the roads, "Han" and were accommodated in a caravanserai. Evdir Khan is one of them. It is on the road leading north from Antalya. Today Antalya-Korkuteli road of 1 km. east and 18 km from the city center. Away. The part that attracts the most attention is the pointed arch portal. XIII. built at the beginning of the century is a Seljuk.

Kırkgöz Inn: Antalya - Afyon second place on the old road to stop Kırkgöz Han. Kırkgöz Inn is 30 km from Antalya. Located a Kırkgöz is Pinarbasi. It is very robust.

Duden Waterfalls: Approximately 10 km from Antalya city center. This waterfall on the northeast are among the natural beauty that symbolizes the city. It poured from a height of 20 meters. The main source is located Kırkgöz. Duden Waterfall is the way to Lara Beach. Southeast of the city center, from the cliffs into the sea at 40 meters in height. Antalya is one of the iconic natural beauty.

Kurşunlu Waterfall the city center to the east of Alanya road entering into Isparta road turnoff on the 24 km of 7 km. After accessible. This place is one of the natural wonders of the most visited. Waterfall seems to have come out of a fairy-tale land. It is deep in a lush valley. The whole environment is navigable on foot in about half an hour. It occurred in waters where many fish live in places pond. It also draws attention to the rich fauna. Duden, Leaded and Manavgat Waterfall are used in place of many Turkish movies. All of them can be reached easily by bus.

Lara - Lara Beach in Antalya city center, 10 km. up east of the wonder of nature on the west coast of Konyaaltı Beach and the center of Antalya Beach is the most beautiful coastal city.

Perge, Antalya 18 km, is near Aksu Parish. Cilicia - Pisidia and Pamphylia is an important city for its location on the trade route. Organization is coincided with other cities of Pamphylia (VII century Before Christ). Perge was an important city for Christians. Saints Paul and Barnabas came to Perge. The rich people like Magna Plancia provide important monuments here. The first excavation in Perge was initiated by Istanbul University in 1946; Theater, stadium, colonnaded street, the city has been formed from the ruins of the Agora.

Karain Cave: 27 km from Antalya. northwest ruins found in Karain Cave in Yağcılar limits Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze ages. This cave is one of the places to be seen.

Ariassos Antalya-Burdur in the 48th kilometer of the highway, turn left a turnoff than 1 km. It is included. was established on a mountainside, baths, is worth seeing for the rock tombs. Ariassos city of the most magnificent ruins of the city at the beginning of entering the valley gate rises. This monument dating from the Roman period, because the 3 arches and thus 3 inputs, local people as "three-door," he said. A surprising feature of the city, three of the four, is the extraordinary remains of the necropolis of monumental tombs flashy.

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