Antalya: The Capital City of Turkish Tourism

Antalya was founded in 158-138 BC by Attalus II, King of Pergamon. The city is named after this king who founded the city. The city was dominated by the Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans after the Romans.

Antalya is situated at south of Turkey and at the end of Antalia gulf. It has clear blue sea, best beaches of Turkey, many historical and natural beauties and lush green vegetation.

Holiday Paradise: Beaches and Hotels Of Antalya

Antalya is the most important and most popular around the world tourism destination and the tourist capital of Turkey. With ancient cities, trekking routes and beautiful beaches, Antalya is a holiday paradise . You will find everything that you want for a perfect holiday: Clear blue sea, wonderful beaches, historical and natural beauties.

Thera are numerous five-star hotels, holiday villages and entertainment establishments in Antalya.

Antalya has best beaches of Turkey.. For the best beaches of Antalya click here..  And, please click on the links below to see each of the beaches of Antalya…

Cleopatra Beach of Antalya

İncekum (Fine Sand) Beach

Olympos Beach of Antalya

Konyaaltı Beach of Antalya

Phaselis Beach of Antalya

Patara Beach

Adrasan Beach: The Maldives of Turkey

Historical Places

From the past to the present, remained under the rule of many states (for example Romans, The Byzantine Empire, The Ottoman Empire), Antalya has great number of archaeological sites and ruins. This archaeological sites and ruins enhances its appeal. In this archaeological sites and ruins there are wonderful works of art from different civilizations. Moreover, some of these archaeological cities are located at the seaside.

Here are some archaeological cities located in Antalya.

Patara: The Birth Place of Santa Claus

Demre (Myra)






Lymra Ancient City

Olympos and Chimaera


Antiochis Ad Cragum Ancient City

Touristic Attractions In Antalya

In Antalya, you can find many attractions. Some of them listed blow.

What can i do in Antalya: Daily Excursions

Dim River (Dimcay) & Dim Cave Tour in Antalya-Turkey




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