Things to do in AntalyaEdit This
A list of Antalya things to do could go on and on, as there is never a shortage of things to do in this historic city. Visiting ancient cities, museums and the various water parks will engulf the traveler with plenty of exciting activity. The following is a list of just some of the things to do when in Antalya.
Visit Hadrian's Gate
Also known as The Three Gates, since it has three arched gates, Hadrian's Gate should be close to top of the list. Walking through the entrance, the traveler is struck by the glass walkway that protects the ancient stones underneath. Through the glass, the visitor can view wagon and chariot wheel ruts that actually moved on the road way back when.
Explore Kaleici Marina
The restoration of this marina has made it a wonder to behold. Filled with shops, restaurants and moored yachts, the traveler will surely not run out of things to do and see in this fantastic site. Enjoy a day full of sun and great adventure as you sit and enjoy lunch while watching the yachts cruise in and out of the marina.
Be Adventurous with Water Activities
With three man-made lakes, visitors have a choice of which to go to, even when the weather is bad. Waterski or wakeboard to your heart’s content. With a friendly and knowledgeable staff that speaks several different languages, travelers are sure to have a good time in these parks. The entire family can enjoy a full day at one of these water parks.
The Kaleici district is one of the better places to shop. Filled with fine art and local crafts, visitors will not run out of great mid-Eastern treasures to buy or admire. Antalya also offers great open-air vegetable and fruit markets. Opportunities to purchase fabulous jewelry, traditional Turkish knick-knacks, or spices, tea and coffee are among numerous great buys. Bring your walking shoes, because it's important to be comfortable in order to enjoy exploring all the various shops, markets and malls in Antalya.
Antalya offers day trips to ancient and alluring cities like Perge, Aspendos, Duden Waterfalls by boat and Olympos. Stand on the land where the Apostles of the Bible once walked. View the amphitheaters, various ruins and great artwork of these ancient cities. The traveler will find no shortage of great boating opportunities in Antalya.
March 30, 2010 new by piyushjain