Antalya is primarily associated with beach vacation, but the history of this Turkish city dates back more than 2000 years. At different times the ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans ruled here.
There are many monuments of different times in Antalya, so if a vacation on the beach is not the only thing that interests you, Antalya has something to surprise a curious tourist:
You will see all the significant attractions of the city on a tour with a personal English-speaking guide, the ruins of ancient cities, which are also worth seeing, have survived to this day in the vicinity.
It is interesting to start a highlight tour of the city from the Kaleichi district, which is a historical centre where monuments of the past are found everywhere. There is an ancient sea harbour, Hadrian's Gate, which has survived from the time of Roman rule, and many other interesting monuments here.
There are ruins of the ancient cities of Aspendos, Perge, Termessos not far from the city. Aspendos has an ancient amphitheatre in a good state of preservation with excellent acoustics. Perge gives an insight into what the ancient city looked like in the 12-10 centuries B.C.E.