Antalya The Mediterranean Coastline of Turkey

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1 Antalya The Mediterranean Coastline of Turkey Antalya is the main city and located on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Antalya's old city was protected by two horseshoe-shaped walls, one along the beach and the other away from it. It has a rare coast riddled with cliffs and falls that lead to stunning landscapes and amazing beauty. It is located between the Taurus Hills and the Mediterranean Sea. If you want to chill out in this great place, then apply for a turkey visa online and enjoy your stay in Antalya.

2 The Kaleici is the historic city centre in the middle of the sea and city walls. And now, the streets and buildings of the city bear the scars of Antalya's history. The characteristics of dwellings are not solely determined by their architecture but rather by their inhabitants' lifestyles. The mosque with the truncated minaret, the fluted minaret, the Keyhusrev Medrese, and the Tekeli Mehmet Pasa Mosque are all notable sights to see inside the old city.

3 The Fluted Minaret, built in the 18th century during the Seljuk era, is Antalya's earliest Islamic structures. This minaret has become synonymous with Antalya. It stands 38 metres tall and needs 90 steps to reach the top. To the west side of the Truncated Minaret is the Yivli Minaret Mosque. It is Anatolia's oldest example of a multicupola building, with six semi-spherical cupolas protecting it. It was constructed in 1372 by Balaban Tavsi, and ancient ruins were mixed in with other materials during the building. The region surrounding Antalya offers breathtaking natural wonders as well as beautiful historical ruins. At the Upper Duden Waterfalls, 14 kilometres northeast of Antalya, you can walk behind the cascade. Lower Duden Waterfalls, which are located on the way to Lara Beach, plunge straight into the sea. Lara Beach is a 12 km stretch of sand on the eastern side of the island. The long, pebbled Konyaalti Beach, located west of Antalya, offers a view of the panoramic Taurus mountain range.

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