Alanya, having hosted countless civilizations throughout history, is very rich in ancient remains.
Alanya is a heaven for those who adores historical sites with its still-standing after 700-years old castle as tough as iron, octagonal Kizilkule (Scarlet Tower), inns and royal mints.
Alanya Municipality was founded in 1872. Ahmet Asim Bey, the first mayor, began his duty in 1901. Since then Alanya Municipality has always developed day by day and worked for the welfare of public.
Alanya is located on 36°33′ northern latitude and 31.01° eastern meridian. It’s acreage measures 2.085 km²
Alanya was located on the land of a little peninsula, on the north of whose there lied Toros Mt. and on the south there was Mediterranean Sea.
Alanya offers a variety of options to those who want to spend their holidays here with its thousands years old history, Mediterranean and Anatolian mixture of culture and architecture.
Today, with its history that survived against thousands of years, Alanya is nominated as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
It is only in Alanya within the borders of Turkey, the bike automatons placed on certain points of Alanya
Alanya, 120 kilometers away from its province’s center (Antalya), has all the advantages of having Mediterranean shores.
It is possible to go Alanya through air, land and sea ways.