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Sightseeing tour of Antalya is a fascinating all-day trip to the most interesting sights of the largest city on the southern coast of Turkey. The distance from Kemer is only 45 km, in time the road will take no more than an hour.
Since the 90s. XX century Antalya becomes known to the world as a resort. She confidently holds the lead even today, in 2021. Tourists are attracted by the mild subtropical climate, clean sandy and pebble beaches with convenient entry into the sea, hotels for every taste and color near the coastline.
Was the pearl of the Mediterranean always like this? Popular - yes, because in different periods such great empires came to power as: Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and each left its own "greetings from the past", which travelers will definitely get acquainted with during a sightseeing tour of Antalya.
This area is shrouded in legends and beautiful stories that hide the truth about the brutal and bloody wars for strategically important and fertile lands. The first settlements appeared here in the Paleolithic era; 159 BC can be called a significant date. e. when on the rocky coast, by order of the Pergamon king Attalus II, a fortress was built, which became the beginning of the city of Attalia.
The fortress walls reliably guarded the old city of Kaleici in turbulent times and it is perhaps due to this that, almost in their original form, buildings made in different styles, ancient mosques and minarets have survived to this day. Narrow brick-paved streets, winding paths leading guests to the port of Mermerli, who, along the way, look into souvenir shops and cozy cafes.
You can get to such an atmospheric area by going through the Hadrian's Gate, which has been standing here since the 2nd century AD. and erected in honor of the Roman emperor. The architectural monument of antiquity today looks like a triple arch with two towers on the sides: the southern one was built by the Romans and named after St. Julia, the northern one was installed by the Seljuk Turks in the 13th century.
The peak of Mount Tunektepe is located at an altitude of 618 meters and it is an excellent observation deck from which you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view during a sightseeing tour of Antalya. The ascent to the top is carried out by cable car, 1706 meters long on a modern funicular, opened in 2017. Just 10 minutes and the whole Turkish Riviera at a glance.
Another natural heritage of the country that deserves attention is the Duden waterfalls. Although the two brothers are far from each other, they have a lot in common. A cascade miracle, the noise of which can be heard a few kilometers from it, is formed by the river of the same name, which originates at the foot of Mount Taurus and flows into the Mediterranean Sea.
The 27-meter-high Upper Duden falls into the lake, its peculiarity is a cave, hidden from prying eyes by jets of water, but allowing you to find yourself inside the waterfall.
The most picturesque Lower Duden, or Karpuzkaldyran has a height of 50 meters and reveals all its beauty and power from the sea, tourists have an excellent opportunity to observe this splendor during a sea voyage on a yacht.