ALANYA The Turkish Riviera Cruise Port
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Central Alanya


1. Alanya Castle

  Alanya Castle was built in the 13th century, following the Seljuk conquest under Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat I. There are 6.5 km of walls, with 93 towers, 140 battlements and 400 cisterns. The Inner Fortress stands 250 metres above sea level, and offers spectacular views over the town.         ...

2. Boat Trips & Scuba Diving

                                                                Boat Trips from Alanya Harbour range from 1 hour to full day durations.  Most include visits to the nearby Pirates’ Cave, Lovers’ Cave and Phosphorus Cave. Longer trips usually include lunch and swimming stops.         Scuba Di...

3. Alanya Dockyard and Arsenal

  Alanya Dockyard and Arsenal were completed after the Red Tower, in about 1228.  The Dockyard was the Seljuks’ Mediterranean naval base.  They are best viewed from ships and boats in the harbour.               History Alanya and its Dockyard were very important, as Sultan Alaaddin Keyku...

4. The Red Tower

  The Red Tower is an impressive 35 metre high octagonal tower.  It was built, at the beginning of the Seljuk period, to protect the Dockyard.  This most famous building of Alanya is one of the finest examples of medieval military architecture.  Inside the Red Tower, the Alanya Ethonographic Mus...

5. Alanya Archaeological Museum

  Alanya Archaeological Museum includes bronze, marble, ceramics, glass artefacts, mosaics, works of art, traditional belongings, guns, handicrafts, pots, pans and a replica of an old Alanya room. The garden is dotted with interesting items, including a corner dedicated to olive oil production i...

6. Damlataş Cave

  Damlataş Cave is 30 metres long and 15 metres high, covering an area of 200 m2. It has a marvellous vista, formed by numerous stalactites, stalagmites and columns.             History and geology The cave was formed from semi-crystallized limestone from the Permian period, and was sh...

7. Alanya Atatürk House Museum

  Alanya Atatürk House Museum is in the house where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Father of the Turks), the first President of the Turkish Republic stayed in 1935.    History Alanya  was known as Alaiye until after Atatürk’s visit on 18 February 1935.  It is said that Atatürk received a mis-spel...
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