Historical Sites Of Antalya

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Historical Sites Of Antalya

Antalya is on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey and is one of the most famous vacation destinations in the region. Antalya is a port city with a vibrant past as it was used by many ancient civilizations. Get your cheap flight ticket to Antalya Turkey from Roboair and start time traveling.

Hadrian Castle Gate

Hadrian Castle Gate is a triumphal arch that was built in the name of the Roman Emperor Hadrian when he visited the city in the year 130. It has beautiful ornaments and is strikingly beautiful architecture is ahead of its time. It is the only gate that remains from the castle walls that used to surround the city.

Kaleici

Translates as “Inside the Castle”, is the old city of Antalya. Get lost in these narrow and charming ancient streets. There are beautiful beaches around, an old port that turns into a pub at sunset, many boutiques to support local artisans, and great restaurants to eat delicious seafood.

Karain Cave

This is one of Turkey’s biggest natural caves and excavations from this cave have proved that it dates back to 500,000 years. The scientists carrying out the excavations discovered daily objects and weapons that were made and used by the ancients in the Paleolithic Age which are now on display at the Antalya Museum. They also found depictions and imagery on the walls which are considered the first examples of Anatolian art.

Koprulu Kanyon (Canyon)

This one is especially for outdoor lovers. Two Roman bridges mark the beginning of this canyon. The crystal clear aqua water and the beautiful cliff walls surrounding it will leave you in awe. It is known to be one of the best spots in the world to go white water rafting. There are many other activities such as off-road Jeep Safari, canyoning, and zip-lining. If you are an adrenaline junkie and need an activity day this is the place to go.

Aspendos Ancient Theater

Aspendos, 25 miles east of Antalya, was once an ancient Greco-Roman city. The Aspendos Theater is still active and hosts the International Opera and Ballet Festival every year since 1994. Make sure to get tickets to a show, sitting at the seats of an ancient theater and experiencing the acoustics is truly a unique and memorable escapade.

Cleopatra Beach

This beach gets its name from the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra because it is said that Cleopatra and the Roman Empire Antonius once swam and enjoyed these waters together. This beach has beautiful aqua waters and it has won the Blue Flag, which means it’s one of the cleanest waters. Don’t forget to stay for the sunset as it is known to be one of the most beautiful.