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About Alanya

About Alanya

Located on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, Alanya is a city that maintains almost 300 days of sunshine. From the north the city is surrounded by the most stunnig Toros mountains, which stretch from the Aegean to the Euphrates, passing through the historical territories of Lycia, Caria, Cilicia and Pamphylia. Due to the subtropical climate, even in winter, air temperature does not drop below 15 – 20 degrees Celsius.

 

A perfect place to hide from cold, dark winter. Summer passes almost without rain here, and the temperature keeps above 30-35 degrees. Spread out on clean sand beaches, blue sea water, which often changes color into turquoise, green parks, a favorable Mediterranean climate, clean streets and markets, the opportunity to practice many sports and a wide range of entertainment, all this makes the city very popular among tourists, both foreign and local.

 

Alanya fortress, Red Tower, (listed as a UNESCO heritage site), mosques and the Byzantine temple with numerous frescoes, fortress of Alar, the Seljuk caravanserais are among of the main attractions of Alanya. Alanya has something to offer those who love museums: the archaeological, ethnographic, open-air museum and Ataturk’s house museum. Alanya is undoubtedly one of the best cities on the entire Mediterranean coast. The place is famous for ancient caves – Maiden, Dim, Damlatash, Phosphoric, Hasbahche, Pirate Cave, Lovers Cave – is the list of the most famous ones.

Total population is about 300,000 people, of which about 20,000 are foreigners who own real estate in Alanya. The region is considered not only a tourist center, but also one of the largest agricultural centers of the country. Alanya has about 745 hotels and guesthouses. You can easily get to Alanya by airplane or using a developed highways network. There is also a seaport for those who travel by sea. But the most popular is the air way. 125 km to the west of the city is Antalya International Airport, and only 45 km to Gazipasa Airport. Public transport system is very well developed in Alanya. Those accustomed to planning their own travel time and prefer freedom of movement can easily rent a car, a motorcycle or a bicycle.

The modern cosmopolitan atmosphere of the city attracts many tourists from all over the world, many of whom fall in love with this city and decide to buy a house here.

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