Traveling to Antalya
The period between late April to early May, or late July to early October is the best time to travel comfortably, with affordable prices to Antalya, and visitors to Antalya are advised to attend the Golden Orange Film Festival. It takes place in the period from September to October. It is worth noting that the city of Antalya, and the surrounding areas, are known as the Turkish Riviera, and it is considered one of the oldest inhabited areas in the world.
Enjoying a privileged location on a steep slope in southwestern Turkey, the city of Antalya, which is the capital of the province of Antalya, is within the longitude (30.70), latitude (36.91), and rises 61 meters above sea level.
Mobility in Antalya
It is noteworthy that there is an airport in the city, through which visitors reach several coastal resorts in Turkey, as the city represents a port on the Mediterranean, Antalya International Airport, which is approximately 9.66 km from the city, serves a large number of travelers who exceed the number of travelers in Istanbul Capital Airport.
In addition to the above, domestic travel from the cities of Turkey to Antalya is available through a number of buses linking the cities, and bus stations for long distances, and others for short distances. It is noteworthy that there are two international stations in Antalya, and one is local. As for transportation within Antalya, it is through private buses, taxis, or minibuses.
Nature in Antalya
Antalya is characterized by a picturesque nature that makes it a magnet for a large number of visitors every year, as the number of visitors exceeds the number of visitors to the Turkish capital, as the presence of the Taurus Mountains and the wonderful Turkish turquoise coast allows its visitors to enjoy their holidays, which caused Antalya to be named the Turkish Tourism Capital. It is worth noting that the city has a moderate climate throughout the year, which makes it a tourist attraction throughout the year.
Some of the landmarks of Antalya
Antalya is famous for its historical monuments, among which are the following:
- Antalya Museum: It is considered one of the largest museums in Turkey, as it includes thirteen halls, and its halls contain stunning statues dating back to the Roman era, reliefs dating to the Ottoman period, mosaics dating back to the Byzantine era, and many others.
- Hadrian’s Gate: It is an important historical landmark in Antalya; it was built to commemorate the visit of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, dating back to the year 130 AD.
- The Broken Minaret Mosque: The construction of the mosque, which was previously a Roman temple, dates back to the second century AD.