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Antalya lies on the southern mediterranean coast of Turkey and is famous for its beautiful sandy beach with a view to the Taurus mountains. First records of the town are recorded as far back as 200 BC, and there are still well-preserved monuments dating back to the Roman times. Today Antalya is a combination of the modern and the ancient, the city features relics and ruins of ancient times including Emperor Hadrian’s Gate, a rich museum covering all kinds of artifacts dating back to neolithic ages, historical baths and fine mosques. In the harbour part of the city there are plenty of sight-seeing and shopping opportunities.

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Antalya with its magnificent mediterranean beaches is Turkey’s biggest see resort

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The Weary Herakles Statue is on the display at the Antalya Archeological Museum, which is one of Turkey’s largest museums. The Museum won the “European Council Special Prize”

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The Roman theatre in Aspendos, Antalya has been preserved remarkably well. Alexander the Great once marched into Aspendos in 333 B.C.

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The 2,000-year-old Roman Temple of Apollo in the ancient city of Side, Antalya

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