The economy of Antalya used to depend on amixture of tourism, agriculture, andcommerce, with some light industry.Agricultural production includes citrusfruits, cotton, cut flowers, olives, olive oil andbananas. Antalya Metropolitan Municipality’scovered wholesale food market complex meets65% of the fresh fruit and vegetable demandof the province.Since 2000, shipyards have been opened inAntalya Free Zone, specialized in buildingpleasure yachts. Some of these yards haveadvanced in composites boat buildingtechnology.Corendon Airlines and SunExpress have theirhead offices in Antalya.Kaleiçi, with its narrow cobbled streets ofhistoric Ottoman era houses, is the old centerof Antalya. With itshotels, bars, clubs, restaurants, andshopping, it has been restored to retain muchof its historical character; its restoration haswon the Golden Apple Tourism Prize.Cumhuriyet Square, the main square of thecity, is the location for temporary open airexhibitions and performances. The city alsofeatures sites with tracesof Lycian, Pamphylian, and Hellenistic, Roman,Byzantine,Seljuk and Ottoman architecture andcultures. International luxury hotels standalong the coast abovethe Konyaalti and Lara beaches.TourismEconomy
Yivli Minare (Fluted Minaret) Mosque: Built by the Seljuks and decorated with dark blueand turquoise tiles, this minaret eventually became the symbol of the city.
Old Picture of Yivli Minaret,Clock Tower and Tekeli Mehmet Paşa Mosque.
The waterfall is on one of the tributaries of the Aksu River and its situation in the midst ofa pine forest is of quite exceptional beauty. The countryside around the water forms alovely picnic and pleasure spot only twenty minutes from the centre of the city of Antalya
The town was set up by the Rhodians in 700 BC. Because of its location on an isthmusseparating two harbours, it became the most important harbour city of the western Lycia andan important centre of commerce between Greece, Asia,Egypt, and Phoenicia, although itdid not belong to the Lycian League. The city was captured by Persians after they conqueredAsia Minor, and was later captured by Alexander the Great.
The Olympos village is located in the heart of the Olympos coastal national park. Thesurrounding area offers best conditions for Trekking, Mountain biking, Canyoning, Rockclimbing, Sea kayaking. It is possible to rent equipment in the village or to join organized tours.Olympos is an ancient city which is located in a valley at the south coastof Turkey, 90 km southwest of Antalya city near the Town of Kumluca.
Yanartaş (flaming rock) is the Turkish name of a geographical feature near the Olympos valleyand national park in Antalya Province in southwestern Turkey. The location is 80 km southwestof Antalya, near the town of Çıralı. It is generally believed to be the ancient Mount Chimaera.The area is located on a track popular with hikers and trekkers on the Lycian Way.
Most of the castle was built in the 13thcentury under the Seljuq Sultanate ofRûm following the citys conquest in1220 by Alaeddin Keykubad I as part ofa building campaign that includedthe Kızıl Kule.