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About Alanya

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About Alanya

About Alanya – Alanya is located on the eastern shore of the Antalya Gulf. İt is on the provincial border of Antalya. İt is located at the mediteranean Coast along Antalya-Mersin. The city’s center is on a peninsula with a narrow crest. Alanya’s coastline, known for its natural beaches, is surrounded by orange, mandarin and banana gardens. from earliest times Alanya combines the natural beauties of an coastal city with its rich historical heritage. İt is one of the most developed tourism centers in the region. 

Alanya City in Turkey

By comming to Alanya City you have choosen a very exciting destination. We offer also all kind of Alanaya tours.  The scenery is stunning and Alanya is a beautiful city. it is also a place with a magnificent past. There really is something for everyone. You will see the most interesting places in Alanya. You can see the Alanya Castle with the old town, make a boat trip around the peninsula,  visit the traditional friday bazaar, have a lunch on the dim river, a delicious meal and see the impressiv dim cave in the taurus mountain.

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Alanya harbour bird view

Alanya History

Aya Yorgi Church: Aya Yorgi (Hagios Georgios) is located in the inner castle. It is a small church belonging to the Byzantine period which was thought to have been built in the 16th century. There are traces of frescoes inside the church which preserves its main feature. İt is Protected now as a whole with the castle

During the Seljuk period, when Alaettin Keykubat conquered the castle (1221), the name of the city Changed to Alaiye. The Seljuk sultans spent the winter months in Alaiye because of their temperate climate and sheltered castle. The city developed as an important commercial port during this period. The castle was rebuilt by Sultan Alaettin I Keykubat. During the turmoil in Anatolia during the 13th century, Alaiye changed hands several times between Karamanoğulları and llhans. Mehmet passed to the Ottomans at the time. In terms of ipmortace it is necessary to count Alanya castle in the first place. The castle is located in the nose of the island. İt consists of three parts; outer, middle and inner part.

Throughout history, Alanya has seen an important fortress on the Mediterranean for empires like Rome, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman. During the Seljuk period, the region was under the rule of Alaeddin Keykubad who had gained a geopolitical importance. The famous Red Tower, the shipyard and the Castle of Alanya were built during this period.

Alanya’s first known name was Korakesion

Korakesion is the first known name in the past age. Korakesion was sometimes counted to Pamphylia and sometimes to the Kilikia region. After the death of Alexander the Great, the Alanya castle became the shelter of the pirates in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Korakesion Castle was used as a port BC In 65. The Roman commander Pompeius destroyed the Korakesion Castle and thus the piracy period ended. Although Early Christian and Byzantine periods is less, its name is known as Kalonoros (Beautiful Mountain). 

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About Alanya – castle bird view

 

Alanya is a province of Antalya turkey. İt is a tourism district shaped by the famous Alanya peninsula on the Mediterranean coastal area. To the north lies the Taurus Mountains. Alanya, which has the longest southern coast of the region, has spread over an area of ​​1,598,51 km2. The population of our district is 291.643.

Kadıini Cave

A mass grave, estimated to be from 7,000 to 5,000 years ago, was found in the Kadıini Cave in Alanya. The Skeletons provide information about the Chalcolithic period.

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kadiini cave

 

The picture like city Alanya, with almost 300,000 inhabitants, is one of the largest and most beautiful cities on the Turkish Riviera. Emperor Antonius once gave Cleopatra – after her was named the famous beach – this beautiful spot for wedding. Even from far you can see the Castle which is the landmark of Alanya. İt is crowned by the fortress. Below the castle is the beautiful old town with hundreds of years old houses. In some, people still live as they did many years ago. The narrow streets are calm and timeless. From here, walkers can climb with time and breath the old winding path to the top of the castle. It is a bit exhausting, but the view of the city is worth it.

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Alanya castle

 

Alanya Red Tower 

Alaettin I Keykubat built the red tower east of the castle to defend the shipyard. Kızılkule is the Turkish name which means red tower. The 33-meter-high Kızılkule is an octagonal building which is still standing today. This solid tower, which dominates the harbor part of the city, is named after the dark red stones. It was built in 1226 during the reign of Alaaddin Keykubat, replacing the remains of an old castle from the Klikian pirates. The Tower ; is a unique example of Anatolian building art with its location, plan, construction technique and inscriptions. The inscription on the door of the tower, which has three inscriptions, states that it is the work of Abu Ali Reha El Kettani of Aleppo, who also built the Sinop Castle. In the other two inscriptions there are eulogies to Alaaddin Keykubat. Each wall of the octagonal planned tower is 12.5 m. width and height of 33 m. The tower consists of two open and three closed total of five floors. The tower, which was the watchman of the shipyard, was opened to visitors as an ethnography museum by a radical restoration between 1951-1953. It is connected by a long wall surrounding three separate towers and the upper castle. The tower has become a symbol of Alanya with its similar and imposing appearance in the harbor.

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Selçuklu Shipyard

After Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat took Alaiye, it was built in 1228 in order to form the Mediterranean Fleet which he considers to protect the tradesmen and coastal traders in the Mediterranean. It is the only Seljuk Shipyard built in the south of the Red Tower on the sea shore with five chambers. The shipyard is 56.5 meters long and 44 meters deep and is covered with vaults. There are windows on the ceilings of the shipyard whose walls are made of hewn stone and arches and domes are made of bricks. There is a masjid on the left side and a water source behind the 3rd chamber of the shipyard with a guard room on the right side. The shipyard, which has remained intact for eight centuries, is located next to the Red Tower.

Alanya Shipyard Building
Alanya Shipyard Building

Alanya city Climate

The Mediterranean climate in Alanya prevails in the region. The winters are warm and rainy, and the summers are hot and dry. Due to its climate of irresponsibility, it is suitable for many sports activities and cultural activities. Alanya holds a 9% share  in terms of tourism in Turkey. But 30% of foreign property owners are living in Alanya. Tourism has started to develop after 1958 and has become the most active business line in our county. Which caused a raising population in the region.

The economy of our city is largely based on agriculture and tourism. As a result, the service sector has developed. Consumption close to the services and goods that are produced takes place in the nearby tourist places.

Alanya city Tourism

Alanya city has an important share in the country tourism. Thanks to the tourism breakthrough that started in the 1980s, the city has become its present state. At first, there are many types of tourist facilities from hotels with a capacity of 1,000 people to huge facilities with 3,500 people capacity. A typical Mediterranean climate prevails in Alanya. The Mediterranean climate brings much rain in the winter and the summers are longer, hot and almost without rain. The Taurus Mountains are close to the sea. It is only snowing to the higher parts of the mountains, though not often. The annual average temperature of sea water in Alanya is 21.4 ° C (71 ° F) and in August it is 27.9 ° C (82 ° F). The high number of sunny days and the high number of sunny days are important for keeping the tourism alive.

Triathlon, the most important successful event in Alanya’s sporting world, starts every second week of October at the Keykubat Beach and ends at the Alanya harbour. Another international organization is the European Beach Volleyball Tournament. It is built on the world famous Cleopatra (Damlataş) Beach.

Alanya city Sport

Alanyaspor is the football club in Antalya’s Alanya province. Their team color is orange and green. The Team plays its matches at the Alanya Oba Stadium with a capacity of 10,842 people. Alanyaspor, who competed in the 1st League in the 2015-16 season, qualified to fight in the Super League in the 2016-17 season after the play-off matches.

 

Alanya has also a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing. İf you visiting this great spot of earth we recommend you to take part in the Alanya city tour.

Alanya has sister city relationship with long-term partnership between the following countries.

Boras in Sweden
Fushun-People’s Republic of China
Gladbeck Germany
GOA-India
Keszthely Hungary
Mahdia in Tunisia
Murmansk-Russia
Nea Ionia-Greece
Rovaniemi Finland
Spindleruv Mlyn-Czech Republic
Talsi Latvia
Trakai in Lithuania
Wodzislaw Slaski-Poland
Catalca-Istanbul
Geoagiu-Romania
Nowy Sacz-Poland
One-Erkenschwick Germany
Turek-Poland
Zelenogorsk-Saint Petersburg Russia
Dergachi-Saratov Russia
Wronki-Polond
Silute-Lithuania
South-Eastern Okrug in Russia

life is beautiful in alnaya. 16 000 european people are living here.

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Beautiful Alanya Trips and Festivals

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Beautiful Alanya Trips and Festivals

Alanya Trips can be made in the holiday destination at the Mediterranean Region, where tourism is intense. İt is connected to the province of Antalya. Alanya is one of the most populated districts of Antalya and is listed as one of the most prefered places where people make their holiday.

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Alanya Red Tower

Alanya Attractions

Alanya is a very rich place in terms of sightseeing to visit. Because many civilizations ruled here and left their signs behind. The old name Alaiye for Alanya offers interesting places for people to visit. Beautiful sightseeing. Alanya’s history dates back to the 20th century BC. The fact that it hosted different civilizations made it a cradle of civilizations. The most prefered Alanya places to see;

Alanya Castle and City Walls
• Ancient Shipyard building
• Red Tower
• Alanya Archeology Museum
• Alanya harbour
• Laertes Antique City
• Ancient City of Syedra
• The Mountains
• Dim Cave and Dim river
• Damlataş Cave and Damlataş beach

The most preffered Alanya daily Trips:

Alanya Castle and walls

Alanya Castle and walls; Although it remains under the sovereignty of many countries, it is still staying today. For tactical use in earlier times It was extremely difficult to get inside both by land and sea. The parts which can still be seen today are  works carried by Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat. Museum card holders have the opportunity to enter and travel here without paying the entrance fee. Or you pay a little fee to see it.

Alanya Shipyard Building

Alanya Shipyard Building; It was built by Sultan Keykubat in 1228. Sultan Keykubat received the title of ‘Sultan of the two seas’. The building, which was used until 1960, opens it doors to people as a museum in the area of ​​alanya harbour. You can walk thrugh it and even further in castle direction.

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Alanya Red Tower

Alanya Red Tower; The tower, built in the 13th century, is one of the best examples of defense. This building was also built by Sultan Keykubat. This tower was built to protect both the shipyard and the castle from sea attacks. This is one of the most interesting structure to see at an Alanya Trip.

Alanya Red Tower
Alanya Red Tower

 

Alanya Archeology Museum

Alanya Archeology Museum; There are two separate parts. Archaeological and entographic sections of the works. The items exhibited in these sections were revealed as a result of excavations in the region. It is located near the Damlataş cave. Museum card is valid.

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Alanya museum

Alanya Laertes Ancient City

Alanya Laertes Ancient City; It is an ancient city founded at the entrance of the Dim Valley. 800 meters above sea level. However, there is also a port. It is emphasized that it was from the 7th century BC. Since this place has not been turned into a museum yet, there is no fee or hour to visit. You can get there with a car.

Alanya Laertes Ancient City
Alanya Laertes Ancient City

Alanya Ancient City Syedra

Alanya Ancient City Syedra; It is located close to the ancient city of Laertes. This means that you can travel both places on the same day. It is about 400 meters above sea level and can be supplied as much as the foundation date until the 7th century BC. You don’t have to pay any fees here.

Alanya Ancient City Syedra
Alanya Ancient City Syedra

 

Alanya Boat Tours

Alanya Boat Tours; We have different kind of Boat tours to offer. Just to mention a couple of them : Alanya Katamaran tour, VİP yacht tour, Pirate boat tour, Phishing tour with boat, disco boat tour and many more. Alanya boat tour is one of the most enjoyable moments of the holiday. Many unnamed bays and sea caves offer the possibility to see these places and swim in it. It is the first choice of people who want to enjoy the sea and the sun as a different holiday entertainment.,

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Alanya boa tour
Alanya boat tour

Alanya Dim Cave and Dim Tour

Alanya Dim Cave and Dim Tour; the cave is located east of Alanya and is consisting of 4 different galleries. İt is known as the second biggest cave for tourism in Turkey. The temperature in the cave never changes. In summer and winter it is always 18 degrees. The natural surrounding outside the cave is also breath taking and ivites you for perfect holiday photos.

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Alanya Dim Cave tour
Alanya Dim Cave tour

Food and Drink in Alanya

There is a kitchen understanding that the vegetables are mainly used. Wheat is a cereal product especially used in Alanya cuisine in different ways. For people who visit here, it is a kind of citrus shell jam that can be a different taste. Yarpuzlu akdarı soup, ilibada wrap, country dinner are the highlights of the region. However, you can also find international cuisine in the hotels. Besides the local cuisine, the big hotels that serve the tastes of different countries also take care of the taste of tourists. Many places offering extremely good service and you can have a pleasant dinner with live music in the garden of the location. Those who consider preferring to fish are also able to evaluate the possibilities of Fish restaurants.

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Alanya Nightlife and  Disco Tours

Alanya Nightlife is also extremely important for people who like to party. Alanya is a place with different alternatives in nightlife. Especially in the summer months, holiday makers come to this region and many entertainment facilities continue to serve until late at night. Mini bars, Disco’s and restaurants on the beach allow people to enjoy their time. For people who don’t want to spend time in clupplanes and who are looking for a quieter place, there are also cafes serving non-alcoholic drinks and also offer entertainment.

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Alanya Disco tour

Festivals And Special Days In Alanya

It is a fun place with lots of festivals and events. International festivals such as International Tourism and Art Festival, Alanya International Jazz Days, Presidential Cycling Tournament and International Alanya Triathlon are among these festivals. Since the dates of each festival and event are different, you can prepare your holiday period by taking these special days into consideration. Alanya is a rich holiday resort in terms of activities. Because the days are taking place very often, vacationers will have a lot of fun and great moments. Alanya is a holiday resort that offers many different alternatives to those who come to the sea and nature. If you wish, you can choose to sunbathe and you can also participate in other activities like Alanya daily Trips. In terms of sports, there are a lot of facilities to use or take part. For example Gym, Tennis, dance clubs and many more. The Presidential Cycling Tour is a tour starting from Alanya and attracts a lot of cyclers from all over the world.

Alanya Bicycle tour
Alanya Bicycle tour

Accommodation

In this tourism region toursits have plenty of choice for accommodation. İt is very easy to find a place to stay regarding their economic situation. The camping areas in Alanya offer beautiful areas for people who want to stay at with their tents or caravans. There are accommodations from apart hotels to 5 star luxus hotels.

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Accommodation


Alanya Transportation

You can come through different ways to Alanya. Going to Alanya with your own car is good when you want to discover all by your own. However, you can benefit also from the bus companies. Those who depart from Istanbul to Alanya will have to go about 10 hours with bus. By air, this time is limited to approximately 50 minutes. Antalya or Gazipaşa airport can be used as airport destinations. Transfer Options from Airport to Alanya is possible with taxi or shuttle bus. There is no train to Alanya. Public transportation within alanya is good organized.

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Alanya Cappadocia

Cappadocia from Alanya

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Discover Cappadocia from alanya

Cappadocia Starting point Alanya. One of the most scenic Alanya tours. Most İnteresting region with rich history in Turkey. Marvel at the unique landscape with its bizarre tufa stone formations. Dive into a sea of colors from warm red, bright gold and cool green. A strange world which will inspire your imagination. Visit Cappadocia highlights. Numerous hidden monasteries and churches and millennium old Cave Cities under the ground. Walk in the paths of early Christianity in the Fairy tale like valleys of the region of cappadocia.

cappadocia balloon
cappadocia balloon

Underground cities from Cappadocia

Underground cities from cappadocia are unique in the world. These are works of perfect technique. Ventilation systems surprise visitors even today with air circulation tunnels. Safety and security systems, entry and exit with interesting techniques. Walls in the ground and garbage collection mechanisms. The places are carved from the rocks. Especially underground cities, are the most important cultural riches of Cappadocia. These settlements were abundant in the early ages; winter is cold, summer is hot; this the best example of assessing the possibilities and limitations of human nature in a treeless, forestless geography.

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Cappadocia undergound

It is not known when the underground cities were first built. Some investigations point to the use of underground cities, especially in the first floors, where entrances and exits to the place are décor like the neolithic devin house type. In addition, an eagle sculpture of the Hittites in the underground city of Derinkuyu, a square-shaped temple belonging to the Phrygian at the entrance of the Mazi underground city. The sacred signs of Kibele. From here it can be said that underground cities are the oldest settlements of the region. On the other hand, it is not certain that underground cities are used for shelter in the event of danger, or are permanent living spaces. It is impossible to date these cities for reasons such as being used by every living civilization in the region and expanding by adding new spaces. It is generally thought that the first floor settlements are the oldest settlements.

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cappadocia

Cappadocia’s Geographical Position

When we look at the history of Cappadocia; Like Anatolia, it gets its name from the geographical area such as Mesopotamia. İt is covering a very large area until to the Black Sea border to the north and to the Mediterranean of the Taurus Mountains. Today, it is a touristic paradise which is composed of intersections of many cities. Although the region that expresses the geography where the Fairy Chimneys are dominant is usually within the provincial boundaries of Nevşehir, it is also connected to its neighbors along with various tourist spots, mainly due to transportation reasons. The ‘city’ neighbors of Cappadocia can be listed as Aksaray, Kırşehir, Kayseri, Niğde, Yozgat, Konya, Kırıkkale, Ankara, Sivas can be added as close distances.

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cappadocia undergound city

Historical Structure of Cappodocia

The first survivals in Cappadocia are based on the paleolithic time (chipped stone cycle). İt has began 2 million years ago BC. The old life extending to the Hittites is known behind this period extending to 8000 BC. Although the information about the Cappadocian past is limited in the era called the dark period, the effects of Assyrian and Phrygian are seen in Cappadocia as far as Persian occupation in the 6th century BC. 300 BC, when Alexander the Great defeated the Persians, Cappadocia established his own resistance and established the kingdom.

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dervishes cappadocia

In the 3rd century BC, wars began with the Romans, and in the 1st century BC the Roman influence began to increase. In the 600 years of independence. The last King of Cappadocia, the region becomes the Roman province before it dies. Arab invasions start in the year 700, according to some sources in the 11th century, some say that in the 12th century the Seljuk period begins. During Anatolian Seljuk period and following along with the Ottoman rule.

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Cappadocia 3 days
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Cappadocia 3 days

The important moment in the formation of most of the structures visited today in Cappadocia is based on the Christian era. Rocky-cut houses and churches have made the region a gigantic sanctuary and an important religious center for Christians escaping from the imprint of the Roman Empire. We can still follow the 3rd and 4th century settlements of MS. (see also our jeep safari for a visit to the taurus mountains with great landscapes and villages)

Briefly speaking, whoever lives in Cappadocia in history, Hittites, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans.

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Depending on the weather, the possibility for voluntary Balloon flight over Cappadocia.

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Demre Myra Kekova

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Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya

The Mediterranean region is one of the remarkable places for summer holidays and historical ancient excursions. Antalya province is the most accurate address for these trips. Demre, Myra and Kekova are among the most beautiful natural and historical cities in Antalya. Demre mümkündürye Kas area as well as the airport can be reached by using the D400 highway exit. It is 10 km long by road from Antalya to Demre. Antalya, one of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean Sea, with its sea, sun and unprecedented historical ancient cities, the towns of Demre and Myra Kekova are home to local and foreign tourists. Located in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains, Demre is a very cute town with its natural beauties.

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Demre Myra kekova

As the name sais Demre Myra Kekova are three wonderful places to see. This is one of the most historical Alanya Tours. Myrer which is also known as myra with its ancient name 25 km to the west of finike is usually remembered as santa clause. He was choosen as the religious leader of myra and died 342 AD. Every year in December 6th santa claus comemoration ceremony is held in myra beside the church which was built in honour to santa claus. İn myra are the famous rock tombs and theather built in greek and roman style. Pick up is from hotel with airconditioned and comfortable bus professionel guiding and boat trip in kekova.

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Demre Myra Kekova

Demre is the western city of Kekova, one of the most interesting touristic centers of Lycia, which was flooded by the earthquakes in the 2nd century west of the Mediterranean, attracts great interest from domestic and foreign tourists.

Myra


Myra means‘‘ Almighty God’s Place. Antalya is 140 km away. It is located on the slopes of the Demre plain near the shore. The first place where the rock tombs are located on the hill. Afterwards, it extended to a large area by expanding towards the sea. Myra, the establishment of BC. IV Yy. it dates back to an older date. IV. YY. The first Lycian coin printed in the first goddess is the relief picture of the goddess. In this region, the Demre stream is one of the historical sources of the region’s maritime trade and pirates.

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Kekova sunken city

Lykia MS. II. YY. It is also understood from the ancient theater building where it hosts highly developed cultural events. Over the years, it has become the capital and capital city of Lycia. It is said that Santa Claus lived in this area where he lived and served as the archbishop of the region. Myra, the largest city of the Lycians, has been shrinking over the years as a result of natural disasters, earthquakes, pirates and Arab invasions. Now it is a place in the case of a village. However, the ancient theater in the region still stands up to the present day.
 The soundness of the ancient theater and the fact that it has survived to the present day is extremely robust due to the carving of the rocks. Myra is one of the most tourist attractions in the region. The rock tombs, Santa Claus church and the theater in the same area are very rich in terms of history. This is one of the reasons why foreign tourists are the focus of attention.

Church of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus)


It is said that the birthplace of Santa Claus Saint Nicolas, who became the symbol of the new year that everyone knows closely, is the Mediterranean coast. MS. IV. YY. He was born in Patara, the Lycian city. According to the story, Nicholaus, the son of a wealthy family, lost his father at an early age and spent the family’s inheritance for the poor and the poor. He has never said that he is the owner of the help he has delivered to the poor and has kept it a secret. Santa Claus has made it a tradition to transport people with different needs and foods from the chimney through the door to people who have never come up against the poor. This tradition continues to keep Santa Claus alive all over the world. During the same period, the bishop who served as the bishop of the region died, and then the church of Santa Claus in that church as the archbishop of that church was chosen and served for many years in that church. There are frescoes, motifs and tombs on the walls inside the church, which survive to the present day.

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Demre church of santa claus

Kekova

Near the town of Demre in Antalya, has a historical background and the cleanest sea of ​​the Mediterranean, so it is a place frequently visited by tourists, and it also houses extraordinary underwater beauties. Travelers can easily reach and visit this fenomenal cultural and historical area.

Kekova is the general name of the region in the Gökkaya bay of Antalya. Kekova, which is an island, houses the Simena Castle, the Three Mouth Jetty, the Aquarium Bay and the Gokkaya Bay. Kekova Luwi means boğ, davar, bull house, in Etruscan language. The Mediterranean vegetation is a complete natural island within the natural view of the maquis. It is covered with pine trees in the forest view. One of the characteristics of the island of Kekova is the independent and safe living area of ​​large and small cattle. They live and grow here. The natural water source on the island also allows the animals to survive. On the shores of the island, there are staircases in the sea and the remains of old houses on the side of Simena Castle.

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Kekova sunken city

Remains of an ancient city buried in the sea as a result of natural events and earthquakes that have survived long years ago. It is a monumental tomb called Sarkofag. Another known name of Kekova is Batıkent. Shipyard Bay, MS. V. Yy. the ruins of the Byzantine church. Many local and foreign tourists come to the region to visit Kekova Bay. Boat trips from Kaş, Demre and Çay pier are organized to visit the region. The ancient city of Kekova also contains the ruins of the Lycian tomb.


 The most enjoyable trip to Kekova is Kekova boat trips from Kaş. Boat tours are organized from Demre and Çay mouth ports as well as Kaş. Boats and tour routes are usually made as dark ships, dark bays, gokkaya bays and the ruins of the sunken city can be seen during this tour.

History and nature

Swimming and diving is allowed with special permission, most of the historical buildings that were under water were destroyed and some of them were under sea sand due to the currents. Kekova is about 30 meters off the coast of the island and 20 meters deep at the depth of hundreds of amphoras has been broken by the treasure hunters. While the stairs leading into the sea from Kekova Island remained intact, it was observed that the breakwater belonging to the two limbs on the north side of the island had not been destroyed.

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Demre myra kekova

Demre Myra kekova Attraction point

Demre District Governor Murat Sefa Demiryürek said that Demre and its surroundings are a complete tourism center in terms of historical background and geographical location. Demirürek stated that Santa Claus Church, Myra Antique City and Theater, Andreak Ancient City, Rock Tombs, Simena Ancient City and Kekova are attractive for tourism, He sais: “The richness of ancient and historical monuments as well as natural beauties, There are also small settlements in the region which have been under the influence of the Lycian Civilization for a long time and the Roman Empire for a long time.

The Üçağız and Kale villages are the settlements of today. In addition to these, the tombs written in Lycian writing, Lycian sarcophagi, There is a rich historical heritage consisting of building remains, theater carved into the rocks in the medieval castle, rock tombs, water cisterns, sarcophagi in the north, and necropolis of small rock tombs in Teimiussa (Ucagiz) There are many submerged cities in the area of ​​the iceberg, which is estimated to be a very old boat building on the inner side of Kekova Island. Kekova islands, the historical texture of the Sunken City and its immaculate sea attract great attention. Every year hundreds of thousands of local and foreign tourists visit this region and get information about the region. We are in an effort to promote our region all over the world. ”

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Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya

Other attractions in the same region include Olympos, Bellerophontes / Chımera, Demre, Myra Kekova.


Olympos

Located in the province of Antalya and one of the Lycian cities are located at the foot of Mount Olympos. The establishment of BC. II. YY. is known to be. It is one of the most important city centers of Lycian city. It is known to be a city that has been constantly attacked and looted since its establishment. B.C. I. Yy. the Roman commander was rescued from the hands of pirates and Olympos from then on Roman land. Tourists visiting this region visit the ruins of the walls of the castle of Olympos. In addition, the historical ruins of the Roman bath, theater, Byzantine basilica and the ruins of the walls are located.

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Bellerophon & the Chimera

It is said that the son of the King of Corinth accidentally killed his brother while he was hunted by Hipponoes. After the crash, it is called Bellerophontes, which means the eater that kills your brother. After that day, this brother who is constantly humiliated and humiliated takes shelter in Proetus. The king’s wife falls in love with this brother, but when Bellerophontes does not respond to this love, he is subjected to the slander of the queen and sent to a mission where he will never succeed when he is to be killed by the king, and his death will be absolute. This mission is to kill a monster named Chimera, who has flames from his mouth, which no one dared to kill. After the hard struggles, he manages to kill the monster. The King also realizes that Bellerophontes is unfair and will regret it. He brings himself into the administration of Lycia.

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Alanya Places to see

Alanya Places to see

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Alanya places to see, best recommendations

Discover Alanya on our exciting and nice Alanya tours

Alanya City Tour
Alanya City Tour

Has Alanya places to see ? Yes it is famous for its beaches and the beautiful taurus mountains. Join us and you’ll experience the nicest places. You will quickly learn how friendly the local peopel are and love this unique place even more. We have many places here which is in the UNESCO World Heritage. Discover Alanya’s nice streets. Stroll to the oriantal Basaars to buy your desired article in on of our Alanya Tours. Haggle for the best prices on the Alanya Basaar. Good quality at reasonable prices. Alanya offers also a culinary cuisine. Delicious meals are waiting for you as well.

Alanya Places to see
Alanya Places to see

Alanya Tours are offering great Alanya places to see

Alanya has unique places to see. There is plenty of activities for everyone. The most beautiful city on the mediteranean coast : the Alanya city. The idyllic old town of Alanya, the castle, the Red Tower, the Dim cave, the famous dim River. The Taurus Mountains and much more. There are numerous Alanya places to visit. One more exciting than the other. Alanya offers plenty of things to do for everyone. If you want to those up on sightseeing, you’ll find a fascinating line-up of attractions to keep you busy. The old town is full of atmospheric historic sites, while the city is perfectly placed to act as your base for sightseeing around the outlying area, where dozens of ancient buildings are waiting to be discovered. It’s not all history, though. This city is also a great spot for your launch onto the white-sand beaches of Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. Beach lovers and history buffs will both leave satisfied.

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Alanya Cleopatra Beach

Discover Alanya

Many people from all over the world are discovering Alanya and want to get information about Alanya places to see. Along the promenade there is a cute harbor with many tea rooms, restaurants. With a magnificent view of the Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus Mountains. A guarantee for wonderful holiday pictures. Let yourself be enchanted by a romantic sunset.

For adventurers we recommend eg. The dusty, funny jeep safari to the taurus mountains, the adventure rafting tour, paragliding, spring from 800m above sea level, quad safari tour and many more. For relaxing you can enjoy the cozy Manavgat boat trip, the Green Canyon boat trip, one of the many culture, history trips or just enjoy the Turkish bath hamam. There is so much to see you can experience a great time. You will soon realize that you can not do anything on a single holiday. You will realize that you have to come again to see even more of Alanya.

alanya adventure tours
alanya adventure tours

Quality & Cheap Alanya Tours & Alanya places to see

All our Alanya Tours are cheap and quality. You have insurance of all our excursions. We place emphasis on quality rather than quantity. Our guests value our honesty. No hidden sales trips. You get only pure excursions from which You have something. Please contact us if you have any questions or requests.

What kind of Alanya Tours Excursions do we offer: Recommended Alanya tours. Due to our experience the best Alanya Tours Excursions are the following excursions and the most frequently used ones.

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  • Jeep Safari tour : This adventourus tour is fun, action.  Unforgotable moments in the impressive taurus mountains.
  • Alanya Rafting Tour : nice, freshing in the hot summer in Alanya. You ride on the beşkonak river which is just perfect for rafting.
  • Alanya city Tour : Alanya is a uniqe city with his history, nature. İn this tour you see Alanya castle, the friday bazaar, the famous dim cayi )a restaurant on a river), a boat trip plus of course the fantastic dim cave.
  • Alanya Hamam : a traditional wellness program. Whole body peeling, foam massage, whole body oil masage. Just relaxing. Feel like new born.
  • Alanya Boat tour : Enjoy the sun, the sea on the beautiful coast of Alanya.
  • Pirates Boat tour : best for kids with animation on boat, foam party for children
  • Alanya Quad Safari Tour : action, fun over stick and Stone. Great fun
  • Alanya Buggy Safari Tour : you can enjoy the action as two person on buggy.
  • Alanya Aquapark : Many slides from easy to extreme are there to have fun in Water planet.
  • Antalya Aquarium : Visit one of the biggest Aquarium Tunnels from europe, the waterfall in Antalya, bazaar Antalya city.
What else to see

The list is extandable but these tours are the most used ones from Alanya visitors. Here are some Pictures and explanations to the pictures.

Alanya Cleopatra Beach : its just like a big pool with glas clear water. İt has been said that once Cleopatra has swum hear. İt is not difficult to imagine why she did. İts just beautiful.

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Alanya cleopatra beach

 

Alanya Castle : Alanya Castle was settled by many different cultures, nationalities. İt has a rich history, a wonderful view over the mediteranean Sea.  Enjoy the old city, its dreamy streets to the top of the castle.

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Alanya castle bird view

 

Dimcayi : The Dimcayi is a restaurant built on the dim river. Tasty meals are waiting of you to enjoy it on the river. There are bridges about 3 meter high on which you can jump in the river. İts cold, the water is of course deep enough.  Some restaurants offer pools with slides for children.

Alanya dim cayi
Alanya dim cayi

 

Red Tower : The tower is red because of the red bricks. The interesting structure was build by the selcuks in the 12th century. İt offers a great view to the harbour of Alanya. There is an ethnographic museum in it.

Alanya tower harbour
Alanya tower harbour

 

The Harbour : Alanya harbour is must see when you visit Alanya. You can sit in a tee house, enjoy the romantic atmosphare from the harbour.  There is a walkway along the boats at the harbour beside the mediteranean coast. By the way nightlife from Alanya is at the harbour beginning at 10:00 pm.

alanya harbour bird view
Alanya harbour bird view

 

Alanya Dim Cave : This cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Alanya. İt has the most interesting structures of stalagtits and stalagmites. At the end of the cave is a litte pool. İt is in the middle of the taurus mountains in a nice vicinity.

A resort full of admirebale nature and cultural beauties. Turkey is a country of many different peoples and cultures. Each with their own slang and attitudes, meal and landscape. From the iconic ancient buildings of historical places to  the whitewashed villages of Anatolia, it’s as colorful as it is beautiful.

Weather in alanya

The weather in Alanya is the typical Mediterranean weather. The summers are warm and dry. The winters are warm and rainy. The summer temperature is dependent on the sun’s rays falling and the drought is due to the descending air movements. The warmest month average is 28-30 ° C, the coldest month is 8-10 ° C. The average annual temperature is 18 ° C.

The province of Alanya is Antalya

Antalya is famous to have more sun  than any other European city. You can feel the sun almost evert day. Home to the famous Yivli Minare, old town and old harbour, Hadrian’s Gate, you can enjoy the ancient masterpieces of past cultures , Aspendos, Perge Termessos. The near-twin villages of Olympus and Çıralı sit on a piece of lovely coastline near the overgrown ruins of the ancient Lycian city of Olympus., there’s plenty to catch your eye. There is also phaselis, the old Lycian port of Phaselis is where Alexander the Great set up his winter quarters.  You can see a lot of interesting sea caves along the mediteranean coast too. Local Specialists can guide you on the different Alanya Tours, with personal anecdotes and insider information  you wouldn’t get when you travelling on your own.

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Alanya Pamukkale

Alanya Pamukkale

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Alanya Pamukkale is beautiful castle of lime stone teracces

Discover Alanya Pamukkale and the typical old villages hidden in the superb unspoilt Taurus mountains. Enjoy the ride through the very nice and beautiful taurus mountains. Green forests and small blue lakes. Explore as a highlight the most impressive sights of Turkey. Limestone terraces of Pamukkale. Pamukkale is litaraly a cotton castle. A shimmering white cascade formed by limestone. Formed stalagtites and wholes and terasses. Magical fairy tables created through hot thermal water.  İt has been said that the water of Pamukkale is good against different kind of illnesses. The water is healing eyes, skin illneses, asthma, rheumatism and dermatitis.

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Alanya Pamukkale
Alanya Pamukkale

Alanya Pamukkale White stone terasses

White stone terasses from pamukkale are formed by chemical reaction. Due to various environmental causes. Geological events that have caused the thermal source of Pamukkale, which affects a large area. In this region are 17 hot water areas with temperatures ranging from 35-100 degree Celsius. Pamukkale thermal source is a unit within the regional potential. The source has been used since antiquity.

Alanya Pamukkale, which is a small town of Denizli, is one of the most visited places with its natural wonders. Pamukkale, which welcomes tourists and opens its doors to foreign tourists, is among the most popular tourist destinations. Pamukkale, which is famous for its travertines, is one of the places to visit as well as being among the places that hosted many civilizations. The fact that it is known as the eighth wonder of the world and attract people with its many different features made it one of the important tourism areas. Pamukkale is one of the places which has been included in the World Heritage List in 1988 by UNESCO thanks to the natural beauty it has. This place is not limited to travertine. Natural and historical beauties are waiting to be discovered.

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Pamukkale Thermal Bath
Pamukkale Thermal Bath

Hierapolis thermal settlement is the Holy City in the archaeological literature. Due to the presence of the temple, building and hot water sources in the city. During the Roman period the city became an important medical center. Thanks to its thermal springs and the patients from many parts of Anatolia with the intention of healing. The Roman Necropolis is mostly made up of the graves  and contains cultural diversity. The Nimfeum (Antique Fountain) in Hierapolis and Roman baths were built due to this characteristic of the city and these buildings are still there.

Pamukkale Short History Story

The ancient city of Hierapolis, with its former name Pamukkale, is among the places that have hosted different civilizations. It is known that the ancient city was founded by 2 Eumenes, one of the kings of Bergama. He is known by the name of the wife of the king who founded this place. The city is famous for its metal and stonework and woven fabrics. The city, which was once the capital of the Phrygians, grew into an episcopacy center during the Byzantine period. This historical importance also makes a major contribution to the World Heritage List.

Hierapolis pamukkale
Hierapolis pamukkale

List of Things to Do in Pamukkale

Places to visit is quite a lot in Alanya Pamukkale. Therefore, leaving the list without making the trip list can cause many places to miss. In Pamukkale, both natural beauties and historical sites will attract a lot of attention and you will see unique areas for taking photographs.

Important places to visit in Pamukkale;

• Travertines of Pamukkale
• Cleopatra Pool – Ancient Pool
• Ancient city of Hierapolis
• Natural Park
• St. Philippe Martyrion Church
• Karahayit Hot Springs
• Kaklik Cave
• Ancient city of Laodicea
• Yeşildere Waterfall

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Alanya pamukkale
Alanya pamukkale

Those who think to visit these travertines should also carry a shoe bag. Authorities do not allow you to wear shoes or sandals while walking on travertines. This situation is caused by the wear and tear of the travertines and the discolouration of the whiteness. 

Alanya Pamukkale termal bath

Cleopatra Pool; This pool, also known as the ancient pool, was formed in the 7th century AD. With the collapse of many columns during an earthquake, thermal water filled the area. This pool was a popular destination for people seeking healing in ancient times and still welcomes visitors today. The reason why Cleopatra Pool is called is the rumor that Cleopatra swam here.

Pamukkale Thermal Bath
Pamukkale Thermal Bath

See the ancient fragments of columns under the warm termal water. As much interesting as the bath is the ancient city Hierapolis. With its unique grave sites, theater, Necropolis, romam bath, Agora and many more ancient buildings. On this two-day trip you will learn both nature and culture in pamukkale. As well as tradition country and people. The Pamukkale Tour goes through the impressive Taurus mountains where you can enjoy the great scenery. You will see mountain villages, lakes and districts during the journey.

Ancient City of Hierapolis;

This ancient city, also known as the holy city, was built by Eumenes. The reason why it is known as the holy city is that it has many religious structures.

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Alanya pamukkale hirapolis

St. Philippe Martyrion Church; This church is located in the ancient city of Hierapolis. St. Philippe Martyrion (Ottogon, Pamukkale): One of the 12 apostles of Christ, It was built in the name of Philippe and was built on a high hill to the north of the ancient city center of Hierapolis. St. Philippe M.S. He came to Hierapolis for the first time in 80 and wanted to spread Christianity, but was killed at the site of the present Martyrion. A.D. At the end of the IV century or the V. century. It is known that Martyrion was built in memory of St. Philippe in the early days.

Philippe Martyrion church
Philippe Martyrion church

 

Natural Park; Pamukkale is a place for people who want to take a break and take a rest. It is also a beautiful meeting place, where you can also organize very elegant weddings and engagement organizations. It can be said that there is a nice social environment.

Kaklik Cave; The Kaklik Cave is decorated with stalactites and stalagmites. It is similar to the travertines found in Pamukkale and has a unique beauty with its travertine steps. It is called Kucuk Pamukkale or Cave Pamukkale. There is plenty of thermal water inside the cave. It is known to be good for some skin diseases. İt is clear, colorless and has a sulfur odor. In addition, the swimming pool, small amphitheater, viewing areas, cafeterias and pergolas built near the cave for the benefit of visitors have been put into service since May 2002. 

kaklik cave
Kaklik cave

 

Ancient city Laodicea
Laodicea was established in the south of the river Lykos. The name of the city is mentioned in the ancient sources as La Laodikeia on the shores of Lykos. According to other ancient sources, the city dates Between the years 261-263. It was founded by Antiochus and named after Laodike, wife of Antiochus. It is one of the most important and famous cities of Anatolia in the 1st century. The great works of art in the city belong to this period. The Romans gave special importance to Laodicea and made it the center of the Chrysanthemum (Gölhisar-Horzum) Conventus.

Numerous monumental buildings were built in the city with the contributions of the people of Laodicea. The fact that one of the seven famous churches of Asia Minor is located in this city shows how important Christianity was here. A huge earthquake destroyed the city.

Laodicea
Laodicea

 

Yesildere Waterfall; Yesildere waterfall, also known as the crying rock waterfall, is one of the places visited in Denizli. It is a place where greenery and waterfalls are abundant where trout and poultry are grown. It is a place worth seeing because of its natural beauty. The reason for being called weeping rock is that the green stream waterfall in the region has created a natural wonder that resembles a weeping rock.

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Yesildere waterfall
Yesildere waterfall

Alanya Pamukkale Cuisine and Local Flavors

People who visit Pamukkale are advised to try local tastes. You can see quite different types of food among these local flavors. Cat-bean soup, ovmaç soup, tomato soup, dry cowpea soup, stone cover, vinegar meat, rumen in the hair, stuffed piggy bank has a very different palate. One of the most interesting food types of this place is the inden Yat Geber Bread “where people make their habit of eating before going to bed.

When to go to Pamukkale?

The best season for Pamukkale visit is spring and summer. In the winter months, the weather is a bit harsh, and in the autumn, you may have to worry about catching rain. In Pamukkale, summer months will offer better opportunities for a comfortable day.

Pamukkale Accommodation

People have to book in advance in order not to suffer during their travels. In particular, the resort is crowded because of the holiday season, the hotels can work with full capacity. Pamukkale bed capacity is a large place, but it is an important detail to book in advance. People who want a comfortable stay can choose the five-star hotels. You can enjoy many advantages such as breakfast, dinner presentation, pool enjoyment, fitness facility, sauna in these hotels. Prices may vary depending on the service or accommodation date of the hotels. Therefore, if you want to have a pleasant holiday, a good hotel must be booked.

Pamukkale Nightlife

Although Pamukkale is not very mobile in terms of nightlife, the environment is more active in Denizli. Denizli has a very good environment in terms of night life. The density of tourists during the summer allows many mini bars and cafes to work there. At the same time, the entertainment venues of hotels continue to serve people by working full. However, the entertainment allows people to enjoy the time. It is not too big and it is not the entertainment life that is disturbing the environment.

Shopping in Pamukkale

During your visit to Pamukkale, you must examine Denizli’s home textile products. These products, which have made their name known to the world, attract the attention of all visitors to Pamukkale. The business center where you can find the best of these products is the Babadağlılar office. This business center offers you all the examples of home textiles and allows you to have more colorful shopping. If you want to buy something local, here is what you need to buy Buldan cloth. This is a diaper that is unique to the region and you can make many clothing items such as clothes, covers and shawls.

 

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Alanya Sapadere Canyon

Alanya Sapadere Canyon

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Alanya Sapadere Canyon is ideal for nature lovers

Alanya Sapadere Canyon is one of the most interesting Alanya Tours for nature lovers. İt is located within the borders of the beautiful Alanya. In this idyllic village you can observe all the nuances of the green colour. You will see the nice village Sapadere of Alanya. A magical nature awaits you. Visit  the village with our experienced Guide. You will see an authentic Village house, a mosque and a village school. Learn interesting stories about the everyday life of the villagers. Information about flora and fauna. Sapadere Canyon Tour is a wonderful village trip for nature and culture lovers.

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Alanya sapadere canyon 6

Highlight of Alanya Sapadere Canyon

Highlight of Alanya Sapadere Canyon is a 500 m long wooden bridge. İt leads along the rocks to the waterfall of the river. You have the opportunity to refresh yourself in the natural pool of the river. Immerse yourself in the cool spring water. A welcome and pleasant refreshment in the hot summer months of Alanya. İdeal for nature lovers. This Alanya tour is a trip for the whole family.

 

Sapadere canyon tour
Sapadere canyon tour

Sapadere Canyon is 44 km north-east of Alanya. 179 km from Antalya. It was opened by the contribution of local entrepreneurs for tourism in the middle of 2008. Until recently, only locals knew this place. The Sapadere Gorge is 360 meters long, 400 meters high. The canyon was created by wind, water and earth movements in hundreds of years. To facilitate access to the canyon, a bridge was built along the rocks.

The nature of Sapadere Village

Interesting trees different forms of rocks and waterfalls show up along the water. The sound of the water has a relaxing and refreshing effect on the soul. It reminds us that water means life. The highlight of the Canyon is the waterfall at the end of the canyon with its crystal clear water. Keep your camera ready for unique holiday pictures. Now it’s time to jump into the natural pool. A welcome refreshment in hot summer days. It is a bit cold, though. The water temperature varies between 12-14 ° C during the summer.

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Sapadere canyon swimming
Sapadere canyon swimming

Especially on hot summer days you have a very different atmosphere in Sapadere than on the beach of Alanya. The water that comes from the Taurus mountains and the wonderful nature will free you from everyday stress. Right next to the canyon is a pretty country restaurant which generates its own electricity through the Sapadere Canyon. Right next to the restaurant is a trout pool. The restaurant is known for its delicious trout and hunches. Sapadere is visited by more than 200,000 people every year. It is open every season. İt is one of the Alanya Tours which can be visited 12 month.

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