Antalya: Best Things to Do

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Antalya is the main tourism city in Turkey

This city is famous for its rich history, culture, and high-quality tourism facilities

What makes this city more attractive is the festivals, international events, exhibitions held by local people there

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SIGHTSEEING

Old Town (Kaleiçi) is called as a historical city in Antalya. The building has a style similar with the era of the Roman republic, Byzantium, Seljuk, Ottoman, and modern Turkey. Some Turkish houses have become boutique, hotels and souvenir stores.

Old Town (Kaleiçi)

Kaleiçi is the historical city center of Antalya, Turkey

Until modern times, almost all cities were confined within their walls

Address : Selçuk, Uzun Çarşı Sk., 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

DOWNTOWN

Alanya is located on the coast of Antalya. This place is surrounded by Mediterranean Sea in the South and Taurus Mountains in the North.

Alanya

Alanya, formerly Alaiye, is a coastal city resort and a component of the Antalya Province District in the Turkish Mediterranean Region, 138 kilometers east of Antalya

Address : Hisariçi, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Turki

SHOPPING

Antalya Migros Shopping Center is one famous of shopping center in Antalya. In this place, tourists will find everything. Other than Antalya Migros, there is also TerraCity selling national and international products.

Antalya Migros Shopping Center

shopping centre

Address : Arapsuyu, Atatürk Blv. No:3, 07030 Konyaaltı/Antalya, Turki

TerraCity

Shopping center in Antalya, Turkey

Address : Fener, Tekelioğlu Cd. No:55, 07160 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

FOOD & DRINK

Kebab can be classified as the most popular food in the world. This food can be found in almost all countries in the world. It has slices of beef grilled on bread and vegetables inside. There is also Boza, a typical Turkish drink made of fermented wheat ingredients. This drink has sweet but sour taste and usually drunk in winter season.

CULTURE

People in Antalya are known as wanderers. They are also doing farming and raising livestock. Some people are also working as cloth weavers.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

March to May or September to November is the best time to visit Antalya because the temperatures during that time is perfect for traveling. These months usually Spring season.

HOTEL

Akra Hotel is a five-stars hotel. It's one of the most recommended hotels in Antalya. You can see the amazing Mediterranean or Taurus Mountains landscape from your room.

Akra Hotel

Five stars hotel

Address : Şirinyalı, Lara Cd. No:24, 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

RESTAURANT

Antalya is famous for its beautiful beaches. It's highly recommended if you visit Yemenli Meyhanesi where it provides so many seafood menus. In this restaurant, you will get to taste the best cuisines because the ingredients are still fresh. You can also try Turkish food in Tiritcizade Restoran with beef and lamb as its main menu.

Yemenli Meyhanesi

Late night meal · Outdoor seating

Address : Kılınçarslan, 16, Zeytin Sk., 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

Tiritcizade Restoran

Late night dishes · Outdoor seating ·

Address : Altınkum Mahallesi, Atatürk Bulvarı Nadir Apt. D:151/A1, 07070 Konyaaltı/Antalya, Turki

CAFE

Mia Dolce Vita cafe will increase your appetite. You can try the snacks, desserts and even the beverages. This cafe is designed with cute theme. There is also Çay-Tea's Lunchroom & Deco Home that serves sweet snacks.

Mia Dolce Vita

Breakfast · Outdoor seating · Comfortable

Address : Andifli, Cumhuriyet Meydanı No:7/B, 07580 Kaş/Antalya, Turki

Çay-Tea's Lunchroom & Deco Home

Breakfast · Comfortable · Relaxing

Address : Kılınçarslan, Civelek Sk. No:10, 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Çello Cafe Bar where you can release your stress and have fun with fellow tourists. Then, this bar has a live music. Up Shot Bar is another recommended bar that has a cozy atmosphere and exciting live music.

Çello Cafe Bar

Karaoke · Outdoor seating · Comfortable

Address : Çarşı, Çello Cafe Bar, İskele Cd. No:36, 07400 Alanya/Antalya, Turki

Up Shot Bar

Good cocktails · Comfortable · Relaxing

Address : Selçuk Mh., İzmirli Ali Efendi Sokak No:29, 07030 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

INTERESTING PLACE

Old City Marina is an old harbor in Antalya transformed into cafe, boutiques and bazaars. The Mediterranean view is one interesting thing that tourists love in this place. Also, you can visit Yivli Minare, a building designed with Seljuk architecture which makes this building looks unique.

Old City Marina

History places

Address : Selçuk Mah., İskele Cad. 38/B, 07040 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

Yivli Minare

Mosque

Address : Selçuk, İskele Cd., 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Perge was once an ancient Greek city and the capital of Pamphylia. It's a perfect place to do a photo shoot with your travel buddy or even your loved ones. Besides, there is Lara Beach that offers calming atmosphere and is perfect for your Instagram posts.

Perge

Perga is an ancient Greek city in Anatolia and the capital of the Pamfilia region, now an area of ​​Antalya Province on the southwest coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the modern state of Turkey today

Address : Barbaros, Perge Yolu, 07112 Aksu/Antalya, Turki

Lara Beach

Beach

Address : Güzeloba, Plajlai, 7, Lara Cd., 07230 Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turki