ALANYA The Turkish Riviera Cruise Port
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17. Dim River

  The Dim River (12-20 km) is a popular summer destination.  Upstream, 20 km to the north east of Alanya, rafting is offered. Downstream, many restaurants and picnic areas offer the chance to swim in cool meltwater.             Key Facts Lower down the Dim River, 15-20km to the north east...

18. Dim Cave

  Dim Cave is one of the most beautiful and interesting caves in Turkey. It is 357 metres long, and has a small lake towards the far end.               Key Facts Dim Cave is near the village of Kuzkaya, in the Dim Valley, 14 kilometres from Alanya. The cave is 357 metres long, and has a...

19. Iotape

  Iotape is a Roman city. The ruins include baths, an acropolis, a church, a necropolis and a small harbour.  It provides a beautiful backdrop for swimming in the sea.        History   Iotape was named in honour of the wife of King Antiochus. The city minted its own coins, between about 3...

20. Sapadere Canyon

Sapadere offers a cool and refreshing walk through a spectacular canyon and the opportunity to swim in ice cold meltwater.  Restaurants offer traditional local food. Key Facts Sapadere Canyon is located 50 km from Alanya, on the east side. The walk up the canyon, along a good wal...

21. Gazipaşa

     Gazipaşa is famous for its bananas and oranges.  It stands on a narrow strip between the Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus Mountains. Its quiet beaches are used as nesting grounds by sea turtles.          History   Prehistoric animal remains (crustaceans) are found around the highest ...

22. Anemurium

  Anemurium, the ruins of an ancient city dating back to at least 400 B.C., lies by the coast on a breezy cape. Visiting is a must for anyone who is interested in the Roman period.         History and Archaeology   The remains visible today date from the Roman period.    The stone walls ...

23. Mamure Castle

  Mamure Castle is a well-preserved 13th century castle. It contains an ancient mosque, with a minaret, which is still open for prayer.        History and Archaeology   Archaeological evidence shows that the site housed a late Roman city, which was built in the 3rd or 4th century A.D. The...
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