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Alanya Castle with its Splendid Scenery

Alanya is located on a small peninsula in the south of the Taurus Mountains and in the north of the Mediterranean Sea, which has been referred to both as Pamphylia and Cilicia due to its position between the two regions in ancient times. It is a popular holiday resort with natural beauties, clear Mediterranean waters, historical and cultural diversity, sports and entertainment centers. You should start your Alanya tour from the Alanya Castle, which has a magnificent view overlooking the Cleopatra Beach, the Alanya Port, the Keykubat Beach and Cilvarda Cape. Besides its panoramic scenery, the castle has a magnificent architecture.

The ancient city of Syedra dated to the 7th century B.C.; the Damlataş Cave, 3 km away from the center of Alanya, where you can see stalactites and stalagmites dating back to 15 thousand years ago; Attractions you can visit in Alanya are: the Alara Castle, which was built in 1232 by I. Alâeddin Keykubat in order to protect the caravans staying at Alarahan near the Alara Brook; the Fosforlu Cave, a miracle of nature that will adorn your holiday photographs; Şarapsa Han built by Gıyaseddin II. Keyhüsrev between 1236-1246 as a caravanserai; Kızılkule, which is located in the Alanya Castle and serves as Alanya Ethnographical Museum; the Süleymaniye Mosque, which carries outstanding examples of Ottoman art of wood carving; the Ehmedek Castle, where you can see the images of ships painted on the walls of the Seljuk period.