Antalya City Tour From Side will show you why this city is so loved by travelers from all over the world, because for more than 20 years it has been the most popular tourist destination in Turkey. The Antalya region on the Mediterranean coast is favorably distinguished by a long holiday season, gentle sun, clear blue sea and unusually picturesque nature around.
Thousands of luxurious hotels are located on the Turkish Riviera, and a variety of entertainment for every taste delights even the most sophisticated guests, there are water parks and shopping centers, yachts and cable cars, restaurants and boutiques.
Antalya is also rich in historical monuments. In the Hellenistic period, the city was part of the province of Lycia-Pamphylia, and during the time of the Roman Empire it was an important trading port, then it was ruled by the Italians, the Suljuk sultans, and in 1423 was conquered by the Ottoman army.
All these eras left their mark on the architecture of Antalya, and we can still see the creations of architects from different times and cultures. Going on an Antalya City Tour From Side, you will not only be imbued with the spirit of ancient times and the atmosphere of the port city, but also explore the natural beauties of the region, ride the cable car, admire the bewitching panorama from the highest observation deck.
Antalya City Tour From Side will take about an hour, so in order to have time to see the sights and slowly walk along the old streets, you will need to leave early in the morning. A comfortable bus will take you to the historical center of the city, and on the way you will be accompanied by a english-speaking guide.
On the way, you will make a stop at the observation deck, which offers an incredible view of the cascade of waterfalls, here you can relax, enjoy the pristine nature and the sound of water, and take memorable photos.
The next adventure on your way will be a cable car ride to the highest point – Mount Tunektepe. As you move up, bewitching views of the old city, the port and the endless expanses of the sea will open before you. At the top of the mountain, you will have time to enjoy the panorama of bays and lagoons, cobwebs of city streets and picturesque mountain slopes.
The main purpose of Antalya City Tour From Side is the old city. You will have 2 hours of free time to wander along the ancient boulevards, see the main attraction – Hadrian’s Gate, visit museums in the ancient fortress, or just watch the life of the city with a cup of strong Turkish tea in one of the colorful cafes.
At sunset, you will return to the hotel, where you can share your impressions of an exciting day spent and review vivid photos of the beautiful city.
Duden waterfall is one of the most beautiful natural creations in Antalya, cascades of water fall directly into the Mediterranean Sea from a height of 40 meters, and this is a truly breathtaking sight. This waterfall has long been a hallmark of the city and a popular tourist destination.
You can admire it both from the sea and from the observation deck on the rock, and in sunny weather you can often see a rainbow here. The cascades of waterfalls are not in vain chosen by filmmakers, artists and photographers – this unforgettable sight can often be seen on TV screens and in the works of contemporary painters.
The Tunektepe cable car is located in the center of Antalya, in the Konyalti region, and leads to an observation deck at an altitude of 605 meters above sea level. From the funicular you can see all the beauty of the city and its surroundings, here you can simultaneously admire the sea and mountains, the old port and long lines of beaches, steep rocky slopes and dense pine forests.
At the top, you can feel dizzy from the clear air filled with the scent of needles, the stunning view of the blue bay and the endless sea. At the top of the mountain there is a whole recreation area with restaurants and cafes, playgrounds and cozy gazebos. Here you can sit in silence, enjoying aromatic coffee, fresh air and magical views.
Antalya is truly an old city; it was founded around 1 BC. during the time of the Roman Empire. In the ancient region of Kalechi, buildings from ancient times are still preserved. The main entrance to the historical part – Hadrian’s Gate is a triumphal arch, decorated with marble columns and massive watchtowers.
Previously, the gate looked much more luxurious, sculptures of the imperial family flaunted on the second tier, but the monument has not been completely preserved to this day. Hadrian’s Gate is part of the fortress walls of the old city, on one side of the arch rises the tower of Julia Sancta, built during the Roman Empire, and on the other, a fortress built around the 13th century AD. during the reign of the Seljuk sultans.
The narrow winding streets of Kaleici lead to the old port, which used to play an important role in trade. In this historical place, you can take spectacular photos or take a short boat trip.
During Antalya City Tour From Side, you can stroll through the picturesque squares and intricate streets, buy souvenirs and local sweets, taste traditional Turkish cuisine and observe the life of the local population.
Antalya City Tour From Side will diversify your holiday, help you discover new places and learn more about the rich history of the great state.
Tunektepe Cable Car
Kaleici (Old City)
Antalya City Tour From Side is for one person 30€.
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