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7 Sights and Activities in Alanya

With plenty of delights both in nature and culture, no wonder Alanya is such a popular destination in Turkey. Located on the beautiful Turkish Riveria, there's many reasons this is a great place to take a vacation!


Overlooking the Mediterranean, the walls of Alanya's citadel were built by the Selcuks in the 13th century. At four miles long it completely surrounds Alanya Castle, which is pending membership as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, these gorgeous mounds of salt are a natural wonder. Used as an ancient holy site in the past, today the hot springs attract visitors from all over the world.

Damlatas Cave

This cave is a great place to cool off from the heat! Its stalactites and stalagmites are 15,000 years old. It is said that the air inside the cave is good for sufferers of asthma.

Green Canyon Boat Trip

The Taurus Mountains are considered holy land. Nestled within them is the Green Canyon, where you can take in the scenery by boat and dip into the silky, clear waters yourself.


If you want to relax but need to get away from the beach or poolside, why not treat yourself to a spa treatment at a traditional Turkish hammam?

Water Planet Aqua Park

Fun for all the family awaits at Water Planet, which offers giant slides, inflatable canoes, and even bungee jumping!

Red Tower

Known as the Kizil Kule in Turkish, the Red Tower sits on the harbor and is the symbol of Alanya. It houses the Ethnographic Museum of Alanya and there's even a brewery named after it!

Planning your Alanya visit

Damlatas Cave opening hours

Between 6:00AM and 10:00AM, Damlatas Cave is open only for those seeking to soothe their asthma.

Cover up

If you are entering any places of worship, remember to dress modestly - women should bring a scarf to cover their head, just in case it is required.

Market scams

Although there are a lot of markets with seemingly low prices, think carefully about how you spend your money - most vendors will be good-intentioned, but there are also those looking to scam tourists.

Turkish treats

Try some tasty local food, such as baklava (a sweet pastry) and lahmacun (Turkish pizza).

Good to Know

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    Turkish Lira (₺)
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    As a resort town sitting on the Mediterranean, it lives up to its reputation as the city "where the sun smiles". While the summer months (June - August) usually provide long hot days, the spring is mostly mild but still sunny and most of the rainfall occurs in the fall and winter months.

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