Antalya is city located at the South Western Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It has been known to be the gateway to the Turkish Riviera. Did you know that it is also Turkey’s biggest international resort destination? In the past years there were over 10 million visitors that visited this resort town. Many tourist from all over the world visit Antalya because of its wonderful beaches, beautiful scenery and traditional culture. On your next visit to Antalya, here’s a quick guide on the fun things to do.
5 Fun Things to do in Antalya:
1. Hadrian’s Gate
Hadrian’s gate is a triumphal arch that was built in the year 130 AD. This gate is one of the most well preserved historical gates, it is also an entrance going into the old town. Definitely worth the visit if you want to see a piece of ancient history.
2. Clock Tower
One of the famous landmarks in Antalya is the Clock Tower. This tower is located at the Kalekapisi tram stop near the castle gate. The Clock Tower has been around for over 100 years, it was once part of the city fortifications. Nearby the Clock Tower is the main square in Antalya, you can find many restaurants and shops around here.
3. Antalya Toy Museum
The Antalya Toy Museum is a museum that opened its doors on April 2011. This museum holds about 3000 toys from different countries such as Japan, Russia, Germany, USA and Turkey. There are some toys in this collection that were produced as early as 1870. It is quite a bit of a small museum but there are tons of interesting items, fun place to take the kids.
4. Kaleici Old Town Shopping
Kaleici, also known as the old town of Antalya, is a town filled with historical buildings and plenty of street shopping. Each street you will find different shops and restaurants as well. This town has a charm like no other, you can find traditional as well as luxurious structural buildings alongside.
5. Harbour District
Harbour District (or Antalya Marina) has a very laid back and beautiful atmosphere. Around the harbour you can find many boat tours as well as different restaurants. This is the place where you can just enjoy the scenic views of the sea while having a nice lunch or dinner.
Antalya is the perfect getaway to have a fun and relaxing vacation with your friends and family. To have an ultimate enjoyable experience, go for an all inclusive holiday package. First Choice specializes in an all inclusive holiday packages for a stress-free vacation.
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