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Historical Places in Antalya

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Antalya's Historical Sites

Antalya has many well preserved historical sites and ancient settlements dating back to thousands of years. These historical structures give you a number of options for daily activities. In the heart of the city, where the old harbour and Kaleici are situated, you will experience the spirit, fragrances and the beauty of the past coming alive all around you. Come and visit the historical places of Antalya.

Hadrian's Gate, Antalya

Hadrian's Gate

Historical Structure

Three Gates of Antalya

Hadrian's Gate (Three Gates) was built as the main gate of Antalya during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (117-138 BC). The gate today stands in its old glory, is one of the best preserved historic structures in Antalya.

Hadrian's Gate
Kaleici Old Town, Antalya

Kaleici, Historical Old Town

Things Do See

Historical City Centre

Kaleici, the old city centre of Antalya, combines the aesthetics of old and new. Kaleici, the heart of Antalya, is one of the most frequented areas of the city with its historic buildings, entertainment facilities, hotels, restaurants and bars.

Kaleici Old Town

Ancient Cities of Antalya

Antalya is like a paradise of archaeological sites. Wherever you are in the city you can be sure that you are never far away from the ancient settlements. Therefore Antalya is the most important stop in Turkey for visitors who are keen on archaeology and history.

Ancient City of Termessos, Antalya

Termessos Ancient City

Historical Structure

Ancient City of Termessos

Termessos Ancient City was built on a steep hillside covered with pine forest, which has helped the ancient city reach the present day untouched and well preserved, and become a tourist attraction.

Termessos Ancient City
Ancient City of Xanthos, Antalya

Xanthos Ancient City

World Heritage

Ancient City of Xanthos

Xanthos Ancient City is located near the town of Kas in Antalya. Xanthos, which known as the city of monuments, was one of the most important capital cities of the ancient Lycian Union.

Xanthos Ancient City
Ancient City of Perge, Antalya

Perge Ancient City

Historical Structure

Ancient City of Perge

Set amidst the beauty of Antalya sits the magnificent ancient city of Perge. The ancient city is 2 km from the main road Antalya-Alanya and 15 km from Antalya.

Perge Ancient City
Ancient City of Phaselis, Antalya

Phaselis Ancient City

Historical Structure

Ancient City of Phaselis

Phaselis Ancient City is located within the borders of Kemer town in Antalya province. Established by the people of Rhodes in the 7th century BC, Phaselis is also an ancient port city.

Phaselis Ancient City
Olympos City of Phaselis, Antalya

Olympos Ancient City

Historical Structure

Ancient City of Olympos

Olympos Ancient City is located in the Mediterranean region of Turkey. Olympos, which was a member of the Lycian Union, a maritime trading city.

Olympos Ancient City

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