A metropolis and seaside resort located on the southern west coast of Turkey, Antalya is the tourist capital of the Turkish Mediterranean and one of the busiest seaside towns in the world. With 2,328,555 inhabitants and 9 million visitors per year, Antalya is nicknamed the “Turkish Riviera”. Founded by Attalus II (king of Pergamon) in 150 BC, the city was in turn coveted and occupied by the Romans, the Byzantines, the Seljuks before falling into the hands of the Ottoman Empire (1299-1924) . With a rich past dating back to Roman times, Antalya has always played a leading role in the Eastern Mediterranean. What to do in Antalya? Most of the most interesting activities to do to visit Antalya are located along the coast: beaches, historical districts and monuments, culinary specialties, cultural visits.
To help you prepare for your trip, you who are probably looking for what to do in Antalya since your plane ticket is booked, we have looked for the essential things to do to visit Antalya.
You can explore beaches such : Lara Beach - konyaaltı Beach-Mermerli Beach , also the waterfalls : Duden Waterfalls-Kursunlu Waterfall-Manavgat Waterfall .
Do not forget to visit the magical Islands such Kekova Island -Suluada Island-Sican Island , and of course the rest of Antalya Coastal Towns as Alanya-Belek-Side-Kemer-Finike-Kas-Kalkan .
For historical places lovers , you will surprised or the amount of history that you will be seeing in Perge-Aspendos-Termessos-Phaselis-Olympos-Myra-Simena-Patara-Xanthos and or course Antalya Museum .
Modern and traditional resorts on a beautiful coastline. Ancient cities hidden among forests. A wide variety of sporting activities and many attractions. Antalya is the perfect holiday destination offering something for everyone.