Sightseeing in Antalya
Even before the time of Alexander the Great, Perge was important city with its Perge-Artems cult and many visitors from all over the antique world.
It was built by a local architect named Xenon in the 2nd century AD and it has the capacity of 15.000 people.
Lycia is one of the most interesting region in Anatolia from the natural and historical point of view. In this place the towns used to be right in the nature.
The word “Side’’ means “Pomegranate’’, the symbol of fertility. Since the name is not Greek it is believed that city is very old, much older than the time of the Greeks.
Kekova is an island with the surface of 5,7 sq. km. and the height 188 m. In the northern end of the island, there is an antique town most of which sunk under the sea.
These waterfalls, set in a deep green fairytale-like valley. In addition, several varieties of fish live in the water, and rich vegetation blankets the area.
This is a town, called “Myra” in the old days which also known as St. Nicholas in Christian world. It is on the foothills of steep mountains.
Köprüçay river, born in the Taurus Mountains, passes through canyons that are nature’s wonders and pours into the Mediterranean south of the Serik. In addition to the canyon, you can find the city of Selge (Zerk) in this mountainous terrain, with castles on the river banks, along with aqueducts and bridges from the Roman era, as well as archaeological treasures such as the historical streets.
Antalya’s most beautiful monument is undoubtedly the monumental gate leading into the Kaleiçi. It is called the Hadrian’s Gate or the Triple Gate.
ANTALYA CENTER (INNER CASTLE)
Inner castle of Antalya city center-is one of the most important sights of Antalya, old town of medieval Antalya and is really worth visiting due to its beauty and historical value.