Antalya City Landscape

Best Things to Do in Antalya

If you’re thinking about visiting Turkey, let us tell you, Antalya is a must-see destination. It has beautiful beaches, rich culture and history on the Mediterranean coast. We’ve done a little guide to help you make your trip unforgettable.

1. Explore Kaleici (Old Town)

Antalya Old Town

Antalya Old Town

Antalya’s historical center is called Kaleici. Walk through its narrow cobblestone streets, admire Ottoman architecture and take a peep into lovely shops and cafes. Do not miss Hadrian’s Gate which was erected by the Romans to commemorate the visit of Emperor Hadrian in 130 AD; it appears as if we are transported back to those times!

2. Visit Antalya Museum

Antalya Museum

Antalya Museum

The Antalya Museum is a storehouse for historical findings dating back many centuries from this part of the world if you like history. From statues to mosaics, coins and sarcophagi they span ages and give an excellent overview of past civilizations that have made its home here.

3. Relax on Lara Beach

Antalya Lara Beach

Antalya Lara Beach

Lara beach is one of those places where sunbathers can relax on their way to heaven. This long sandy beach provides an excellent opportunity for sunbathing, swimming or having fun with water sports activity. You can also find plenty of beach bars and restaurants where you can grab something to eat or drink while cooling off at the same time.

4. Check out Duden Waterfalls

Duden Waterfalls

Duden Waterfalls

You should check out the Duden waterfalls because they are a natural wonder. They fall into the Mediterranean Sea just a few minute ride from the city center, being so fantastic. These falls have both upper and lower sections to them with each of them giving different perspectives that will leave you breathless. It is a perfect place to have lunch or just relax.

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5. Wander about Konyaalti Beach

Konyaaltı Beach

Konyaaltı Beach

Another beautiful beach in Antalya is Konyaalti Beach. Unlike Lara beach which is all more crowded, it has clear waters and lies close to Taurus Mountain whose landscape is very attractive. Walking distance to this beach is a park that has numerous lawns, cafes, and even small amusement park.

6. Take Trip to Ancient City of Perge

Perge

Perge

History enthusiasts, you are catered for here at Perge as ancient city situated 15km east of Antalya offers exactly that…. In earlier times this had been a thriving Roman town, but now it’s an amazing archaeological site having remains like theater ruins, stadium ruins as well as roman baths among others; therefore providing valuable insight into history.

7. Have Fun at the Antalya Aquarium

Antalya Aquarium

Antalya Aquarium

Whether you love marine life or are traveling with children, the Antalya Aquarium provides a fun stop over point where you can learn something new from it too… This huge structure boasts one of the world’s longest tunnel aquariums where people can walk through while getting closer view to sharks-rays and countless sea species inside.

8. Ascend to the Termessos ruins

Termessos

Termessos

Termessos is an ancient city that you should visit for a little bit of adventure. It’s located high up in the Taurus Mountains and apart from having well-preserved remains, it also has magnificent scenery. The climb can be slightly demanding, but it’s all worth it for the views and historical atmosphere.

9. Wander Around Karaalioglu Park

Karaalioğlu Park

Karaalioglu Park

Karaalioglu Park is ideal for a lazy afternoon. In this beautiful park, there are panoramic views of the Mediterranean and mountains of taurus too. This is where one can take a leisurely walk or have an ice cream cone while enjoying the stunning scenery.

10. Visit Antalya marina

Antalya Marina

Antalya Marina

There are yachts, boats and many restaurants and cafes situated at Antalya Marina making it lively destination in town. It’s nice to go for a walk, eat with view or even take boat ride to see how coastline looks like when seen from water.

 

Be you someone interested in history, lover of beaches or just love fun filled adventures; Antalya is your place of dreams! So pack your bags right away, grab your ticket and let us explore this incredible town together. Join us; you will never regret!

Happy travels! 🌍✈️

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