HİSTORY OF ANTALYA
Antalya is Turkey’s World famous tourism city. Individually a tourism eden Antalya(Turkey) includes best hotels of the World. Especially with its provinces like Alanya, Side, Belek, Kaş, Kalkan, Kemer, Manavgat ; Antalya is at the head of most demanded holiday cities all over the World. When Antalya combines its naturel beauties, historical historical places and tourist attractions with georgeous Antalya hotels and Antalya holiday Resorts, it has been virtually one of the best in the public survery among the tourism capitals of the World. The occurance of the result that tourists coming to Antalya Turkey, comes to Antalya absoulately again shows that the city has got some beauties makes the people admire itself.Throughout ages Antalya has been an important city in all periods.İf we took at Antalya’s domination adventure from past to present, we can see Llycians, Lydians, Pamphylians, Pergamons, Romans, Byzentines, Seljuks and Ottomans. There are tens of anticcity buildings in Antalya. Besides there are numerous monuments and works stating cultural values.The city of Antalya has got the speciality that Turkey’s 5th most crowded city in population. By means of economical activities the biggest income field of the city is tourism however the city has got quite developed networks at the field of trade and ogricultural production. Privately prominent ogricultural products are banana and kiwi. Seasonal temperature average of the city is at high levels throughout all year. A part from downtown of Antalya its provinces are very important in terms of tourism, too.
Antalya- Alanya: Alanya province of Antalya, with its large beaches, brilliant natüre, historical places and colorful night life is at somewhere different. Brilliant holiday centre Alanya is history where founded on a peninsula, has been leaned on 13th century.Alanya which is called “ The place where the sun smiles” in previous periots (times) , may be your first holiday destination for your Antalya vocation. Beside Alanya’s worldwide famous beaches and Alanya nightlife, Alanya Castle, Red Tower, Leartis – Learti, Syedera Ruins, Lotope Part City, Kadıini Cave, Fosforlu Cave, Hasbahçe Cave, Aşıklar Cave, Damlatas Cave, Dim Cave are at the head of the tourist atractions that you must visit absoulately.
Antalya – Side: Famous holiday destination’s history- which is called Antalya’s pearl has been lean on Hititians. It is no doubt one at the first holiday deastinations come to mind when Antalya holiday is said. Side province hosts (includes) many natürel beauties and many historical places, too.İt is situated 78 kms away to Antalya downtownis 7 kms away to Manavgat province of Antalya. With its specific architectural shape, brilliant sea and ancient Side history it attracts domestic and foreign tourists and beside Antalya holiday it is even most interested tourism region for Mediterranean vocation, ıt will be a right choice due to because of the fact that Side night life is colorful, too. It will a right choice for you to prefer Side for your Antalya holiday due to the numbers of the accomodationand tourist attraction opportunities. In the splendid atmosphered region beside Side beaches, modern Side hotels; we suggest you add Apollo Temple, Side Museum, Side Amphitheatre, Aspendos Bridge, Monumentat Fountain, Side Antique City and Tyche Temple, to the place where should be visit list in Side.
Antalya - Manavgat: Manavgat, one of the biggest provinces of Antalya, stand out its natural beauties.Especially worldwide famous Manavgat waterfall and Sansu River presents a perfect visual Show. This is a great residental area that has come from the palealithic age to the present.Lasting Bronze Age residental area hosts many Manavgat natural beauties. You will witness Manavgat historical places and Manavgat natural beauties beside Manavgat hotels in your Manavgat vocation.We remember Manavgat waterfall, Selenkesa Ancient City, Boğaz Beach, Oluk Bridge, Aslanlı Cave, Alabalık Valley, Mahrumcalı Cave, and Oymapınar Lake for your Manavgat must be visit list, Additionally Köprülü Canyon where is situated 60kms away Antalya Manavgat may be added to your must be visit list. Due to the fact that Manavgat is near Side, Antalya Side must be visit list, may be different alternative for Manavgat holiday. We suggest you not to igore Manavgat province for your Antalya holiday.
Kas- Kalkan: It is one of the building blocks of the Turkish tourism with its historical structure which belongs to very old periods and with its like Gömbe, Kalkan, Patara, Xantos, Kaputas, Saklikent Canyon, Kekova, and Kyanei districts(neighbourhoods). Kas-Kalkan Region, one of the most important tourism destinations, presents different excitements with both its natural beauties, and its historical monuments and deep blue sea. Due to the fact that Kas history has leaned on Lician Civilization, it hosts brilliant historical places.Beside Kas history, except for Kas hotels, Kaputas beach, Patara beach, Kas Ancient Theatre,Islamlar Village, Aslanlı Lahit (Lioned Sarcophogus), Xantes Ancient City, Aperhi Ancient City, Cyprus Canyon, Blue Cave, Fırnoz Cave, Phalleos Ancient City, Ucarsu Waterfall, Bezirgan Plateou, Andriake Ancient City, Antiphellas Ancient City are some of our suggestions for your Kas must visit list for Kas vocation which has got brilliant naturel wonders.
Antalya Kemer: Located at a distance of 42 km from the center of Antalya, Kemer is one of the most important tourist centers of Turkey. Kemer District, which is located on the outskirts of the Toros Mountains, is also one of the most preferred holiday destinations in Antalya with its modern beauties and historical sites. Goynuk Canyon, Phaselis Beach, Çıralı Yanartaş, Beldibi Cave, Idyros Ancient City, Molla Deli, Phaselis Ancient City, Üçoluk Plateau, Beydağları National Park, Beldibi Rock Shelters and Seljukian Hunting Pavilion are some of the places you can visit in Kemer. As its nightlife is also very enjoyable, Kemer district will be the right alternative in Antalya for your holidays.
Antalya Belek: Belek, which is connected to the Serik district of Antalya, is a very popular holiday region in the world with its magnificent Belek hotels, historical monuments, golf facilities and shopping centers. 40 km away from the city of Antalya, Belek has the best hotels of Turkey in its borders. Differing from Antalya in recent years, Belek has become a Golf Center of Turkey, Belek has become a Golf Center of Turkey. With not only Golf Sports, but also with numerous football courts and tennis courts within their borders, Belek Hotels are home to world famous sportsmen and famous football clubs especially during the camping periods. It is not a wrong choice for you to choose Belek Hotels and holiday villages for your holidays in Antalya. Apart from the magnificent Belek Hotels, Aspendos Theater, Perge, and Kurşunlu Waterfall are the top places to visit around Belek.
Antalya, which is a holiday city, is very dynamic with its nightlife as well as its historical texture and natural beauty. Apart from to Kaleici Barlar Street, the nightlife of Antalya, where the world famous bars and night clubs are located, is also very colorful and dynamic with Titreyengöl Nightlife, Alanya Nightlife, Kemer Nightlife and Side Nightlife. Let's take a short tour explaining where in Antalya should be seen:
Places to visit in Antalya
Olympos Olympos: Olympos is almost a paradise with its natural cover. Located in Kumluca, Antalya, Olympos is a holiday region that history lovers, mountain lovers and nature lovers can not give up. You can note Olympos at the top of Antalya's sightseeing destinations.
Duden Waterfall: Düden Waterfall, one of the natural beauties of Antalya, is a favorite attraction for tourists. It also houses a small zoo as well as restaurants and entertainment centers. Duden Waterfall is located in Antalya Muratpasa.
Fosforlu Cave: Fosforlu Cave, located in Alanya and having a special place among all the caves, has an extraordinary image due to being a sea cave. You can enter the Fosforlu Cave which is a nice option for you during your Antalya holidays with small boats and you can swim in the icy waters.
Ceneviz Bay: Ceneviz Bay, another place to visit and see, is located in the Olympos bay, ideal for people wanting a natural holiday. The region, which is a frequent destination for many yatchers, is captivating with its immaculate waters and beaches.
Aspendos Antique Theater: Aspendos, which has to be found in Antalya sightseeing places, is located in the Serik district of Antalya and reveals the historical texture of Antalya.
Aspendos Bridge: The bridge, which has a scenic view on both sides of a historical bridge, is also one of the remarkable points in the sightseeing places of Antalya. It is located in the Serik district of Antalya.
Temple of Apollo: This place, where you can see all the splendor of the historical texture of Antalya, is excited by the magnificent building architecture made in the name of Apollo Light God. We recommend you to visit this Temple if you are travelling nearby Antalya Side.
Kekova Sunken City: Located 500 meters away from the coast, Kekova Sunken City is a beautiful example of the historical texture of Antalya.
Sapandere Canyon: Sapandere Canyon, which has a long park, stands out with its natural beauties of Antalya. If you want to take a little trip on your holiday in Antalya, Sapadere Canyon will refresh you.
Hadrian's Gate: It is one of the most special structures of Antalya city. The well-preserved structure is approximately 1900 years old. The building, which maintains its existence with all its splendor within the historic heritage preserved in daily life, is one of the most visited places of Antalya.
Koprulu Canyon National Park: Antalya You can experience the excitement of rafting and canoeing in this region by adding a different taste to your holiday. Tours made from natural beauties are very popular with tourists.
Antalya Aquarium: With 5 million liters main tank capacity, this is the 2nd largest aquarium in Europe and the 5th largest aquarium in the world, with more than 20 species of fish and underwater life. The aquarium is inspired by the Maldives. We recommend you to place it into your list of places to see.
Cavuskoy: Cavuskoy is located in the Kumluca area and is a magnificent natural wonder of Antalya. Cavuskoy, which has the most beautiful blues of the world, is surrounded by charming beauties that must be seen. The region, which was also used as a natural harbor in the Roman period, has been a favorite stop for many years, keeping its beauty.
Konyaaltı Beach: The beach in Antalya's Konyaalti district is a public beach of kilometers long. It is among the most crowded places of Antalya.
Side Ancient Theater: Located in Antalya’s Side province and it is a great heritage to Antalya’s history with its 17000 people capacity. We recommend you to add your cultural trip list when you want to visit Antalya.
Fırnaz Bay: If we want to list to the best baysof Antalya; we should definitly choose to Fırnaz Bay among the three. İt is absolutely a special holiday area with its azure and clearfull beauties.
Sorgun Beach: Sorgun beach which is located in Side, continues to service with immaculate waters which is protected by private care. This beach which filling the eyes with its all nature beauties is among the preferable holiday areas for Antalya vocation.
Magydos Ancient City: With its 2400 historic heritage Magydos Ancient City is one of the most interesting structures of Antalya’s History. This ancient city where Located near the beach, is a visitable place because of its special location.İf you want to discover the Antalya’s magnificent history, we suggest you to add the Magydos Ancient City to your trip list.
Colybrassus (Hagia Sophia) : This marvelous place comes from Roman time, and it still saves its naturalness.Colybrassus (Hagia Sophia) is famous with rock cemetery, and İon corner hood teple, and historical sarcophagus.
Phaselis Beach: The area, harmonised of green and blue, has natural beauties unique around the world! Phaselis Beach will take your tiredness and offer you a chance to make a noble vacation. It is one of the most significant touristic zone and located in Kemer-Antalya.
Kadıini Cave:The cave which people used as the first settlement place in Alanya region about 20.000 years ago is a point that should be visited with its stalactites and stalagmites. Moreover,It is a source of healing for the people suffering with asthma.
Karain Cave: It is one of the oldest caves in the history of Anatolia.The Karain Cave, which dates back to 500,000 years ago, carries more of a temple character and is now open for cave tourism.
Akcagerme Beach: If you want to spend your vacation in Antalya on a calmer and smaller beach, Akcagerme beach in Kas district will come to the forefront with its modesty. It has all the facilities that a beach must have..
Accomodation in Antalya
Antalya, one of the world's most popular vacation capitals is an elite tourism center that offers a lot of options of Hotels, Pensiones, Vacation Village Resorts for your vacation in Antalya.Antalya Hotels, which appeals to every budget, has always occupied itself on the list of the most beautiful hotels in the world.As Dream Of Holiday family, we offer you Kalkan Villa Rental, Alanya Holiday Rental and Alanya Rental Apartments in Alanya and Kalkan Regions. You can take advantage of our motoryachts and gulets at Kas-Kalkan Harbor from Yacht charter service which is one of the indispensable options of Vacation in Antalya.
Antalya is located in an easy position in terms of transportation, it is possible to reach by sea and airway besides land transportation.There are regular bus services from motropolitans like Istanbul,Ankara,Izmir,Bursa to the provinces of Antalya. You can use Antalya Airport or Alanya Gazipasa Airport for your airline transportation. For more information of airport transportation from Antalya or Alanya Gazipasa Airport, you can get detailed information from Arsis Vip Transport, our other organization,