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-Turkey Attractions August 4, 2016
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Alanya ''Red tower''

Alanya ”Red tower”

Alanya is one of the most beautiful tourism ccenters of Turkey. Especially people who are from Russian love this area for their summer holiday. Alanya Turkey beaches are very famour amound of this people. In this article, We’ll try yo introduce this beautiful city for you.

Alanya Turkey Hotels

Alanya is one of the tourism center of Turkey. You can find a lot of hotel, and rant rooms or other opportunities. Also you don’t have to pay too much for stay somewhere. We made a little list of Alanya’s Hotel for you.

Grand Kaptan Hotel Alanya

Address: Oba Göl Mevkii

Phone0 850 600 79 21

Club Paradiso Hotel

Address: Kestel Mah.Hastepe Caddesi 33/A

Phone: 0 850 600 88 49

Sea Bird Beach Hotel

Address: Sea Bird Beach Hotel, Büyükyer mah.

Phone0 850 600 70 39

Select Apart Hotel 

Address: Kadıpaşa Mahallesi Sipahiler Sokak No:7

Phone: 0 850 602 48 28

Villa Sun Flower Aparts

Address: Kadıpaşa Mah. Cüceler Sok. No:6

Phone: 0 850 600 71 34

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Alanya Turkey Weather 

Alanya is loceted on Mediterrenean region of Turkey. For this reason its weather, I meant climate is very available for toursim; especially beach toursim. Because according to mediterrenean climate, summers are usually very hot and the winters are usually mild and rainy. You cav visit Alanya for an amazing summer holiday.

Also ofcourse you can find a airport for Alanya. Because like we have already told you; this city is center of the tourism cities of Turkey. This is why so many people come to this city for evey year. Note: You can get a flight Istanbul to Alanya directly.

 

Alanya Turkey Turkey Map

Alanya turkey map

Alanya turkey map

Alanya Turkey

Alanaya On the eastern borders of Antalya, surrounded by natural beaches to its right and left, the first settlement unit founded on the peninsula which steeply descends into the sea, is at and altitude of 250mö and 800m long. Later it descended tp the begining of the eastern coastline. Today, it is considered one of the most important regions of Turkish tourism, and is covered with banana and citrus plantations. The name of the city in the language was Korakassa / Karakassa, meaning, “Tıp / Overhanging Place”, and this name was changed to Korakesion in ancient Pamphylia. In 1221 the Seljuk Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat surrounded Korekesion castle and demanded the city. being soldiers, he hold them that if they did not hand over the city, it would be attacked by an army of 100, 000 soldiers. Indeed, in the darkness of night, torches are tied to the horns of the thousands of goats, and gathered in front of the walls. And the King od Korekesion surrendered the city. Thus, the Turkish sultan Alaaddin Keykubat successfully carried out one of the most interesting bluffs in history. During the Byzantine period the city was called Kalonoros, meaning “beautiful mountain”.

Alanya castle turkey

Alanya castle turkey

The name of the city which was conquered by the Turks in 1221 was changed to Alaiye, in memory of the Sutan Aladdin, and was equipped with various structures that reflect the architecture of the Seljuk Turks. At the highest point of the peninsula, the inner castle is 180 meters long, and is surrounded by 6 km long walls. There are walls are 80 towers and 150 bastions on the walls. The palace, of which remains can be seen today, is thought to have been built as two storeys using rubble stones. The 6×6 m. Byzantine chapel, its single dome resting on four walls, and the freshcoes on the inner surface are noteworthy. From here, you arrive at the ractangular garrison building and ammunition store which is adjacent to the inner walls of the castle. Tho the west there is a steep area where prisoners sentenced to death were thrown into the sea. On the peninsula known as “Cilvarda” there is a Seljuk period observation tower and a small Byzantine chapel. Another ruin the internal castlle are the water cisterns of various sizes. East of the castle, built by Turks in 1227, and considered to be the symbol of Alanya, is the octagonal planned, three-storey Red Tower (Kızıl Kule). The tower has various chambers, a dinning hall and dormitories on the first wo storeys, and a large water cistern in the courtyard on the third floor. The tower is 33m. high, and 29m. in diameter, and made of red cut stone. It was designed to protect the harbour. Further on from the tower, at sea-level, there is shipyard which is rectangular, convenient for ships to enter at the front, with 6 arches and 60m lenght.

a view from alanya beaches

a view from alanya beaches

On the western slope of the peninsula, 70m inland from teh sea, there is the Damlataş Cave at a depth of 18m, which is thought to have been created in 15,000 years. The cave has been formed from beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, and consists of a small hall. The atmosphere in the cave, which consists of carbon dioxide and nitrogen and is radioactive is good for sufferers of asthma and bronchits.

an amazin sea view from alanya turkey

an amazin sea view from alanya turkey

The three domed, 16th century Aladdin Mosque has the most beautiful examples of wood carving, and was built from stones and red bricks. 35m east of the mosque is the Bedesten indoor Bazaar, which is 13m wide, and consists of 26 rooms and a spacious warehouse. Archaeological and athnographic works belonging to the region are exhibited in the museum which was opened in 1967. The most important of these is the bronze statue of Heracles. Today Alanya serves global tourism with its wonderful beaches and tourist facilities. The yachting hoybour and the area surrounding old Alanya attracts tourists with its restaurants, shopping centres, and boat trips to sea caves, such as the Phosphorus Cave and the Lovers Cave, which are worth visiting. There also rafting tours organised in the Dim Creek Valley. At restaurants with tables on the river waters, it is possible to find authentic Turkish cuisine and a variety of fish. Jeep-safari tours are arranged to the Gedevet and Türbelinas highlands on the Taurus mountains. Dim cave is towards Gazipaşa. The Beautiful stalactites and stalagmites of the cave are protected. The frozen waterfall-like formation in the cave is worth seeing.

Known For:  Famous for banana plantations, and in particular for the restaurants inside the lake on the Dim Creek Canyon.

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