Antalya has modern hotels, magnificent beaches and fascinating sea voyages, nightlife of bars and discos. But a beach-relaxed type of rest is not all that the main resort of Turkey is rich in. The age of Antalya is more than 2 thousand years. She saw Hellenes, Romans, Byzantines, Alexander the Great, Seljuks and Ottomans. She has something to surprise.
The unique look of the city is given by the historical district of Kaleichi, the romantic sea harbor, the majestic Hadrian’s Gate and the Khydyrlyk Tower, remembering Roman emperors, minarets and mosques of Ottoman times. Getting acquainted with the past of Antalya, it is worth visiting the city’s archaeological museum. Many of his artifacts were found during the excavations of ancient settlements – Perge, Aspendos, Termessos. Their ruins are located in the vicinity of Antalya.