Places Of Interest
 

Kaleici Quarter:
This quaint area surrounding the Kaleici Marina is full of small hotels, pensions and restaurants as well as restored houses that makes the place a major tourism center. The marina is yacht marina.

Kesik Minaret Complex:
Built by Seljuks, it was turned to a church by Byzantines for the honor of the virgin Mary. The Ottoman empire turned the complex into a mosque and which was heavily burned down in a fire in 1851, where it got its name.

Yivli Minareli Complex:
It was turned to a mosque by the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubat in the 13th century. It is in the centre of Antalya and thus it the symbol of the city.Being one of the most beatiful architectural miracles it has signs at the bottom where it is written “Allah” and “Muhammed”.

Aspendos: Situated 8 km away from the Serik waterfalls where Kopru River gets flat Aspendos is a very beatiful pamfilia city. The road continues past the Aspendos Jewellery Centre to the ancient city of Aspendos a site which is dominated by the best preserved theater of antiquity with seating for 15.000. The galleries, stage decorations and acoustics all reflect the ability of the architect Zenon. The city was an inportant commercial harbour where corn, rose tree, wine, salt and horse trade was dominant. Aspendos was famous for training the best horses in the ancient world.

Phaselis: It is benesth mountain Tahtali (Olympos), situated 5 km south of Kemer. The three harbours of Phaselis played on important role in the history as a commercial centre. The view of Mt. Tahtali from the south harbour is particularly spectacular. The ruins of aqueducts, agoras, baths, a theatre, Hadrian's Gate, and an acropolis underline the city's historical importance.

Perge:
It is situated in the east of Antalya 18 km away from the city. Hittites occupied thearea in around 1500 B.C.It is believed that St. Paul stopped here on one of his journeys during the time when Perge was an important city of ancient Pamphylia. It was a very important city for the christians.Some of the reliefs from the city are displayed in the stadium. Major ruins which were built by its rich inhabitants, are the impressive city gate surrounded by two lofty towers, a long colonnaded street that was once lined with shops and mosaic pavements, a large agora, and buildings that was used as baths and gymnasium.

 
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