Top things to do in Anamur

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Anamur

Anemurium Ancient City

Anemurium's sprawling and eerily quiet ruins stretch for 500m down to a pebble beach, with mammoth city walls scaling the mountainside above. From the huge necropolis area (which itself looks like a city), walk sout…
Tea Garden in Anamur

Masalim

We really like this sand-between-your-toes tea garden smack-dab on the seafront. Run by a couple of friendly sisters, its highlights include cheap eats and a couple of kilim-bedecked day beds. Fire up a nargile sess…
Turkish in Anamur

İskele Sofrası

Just one block back from the beach, this popular, marine-coloured family eatery turns out top-notch mezes and generous grills – order the beyti kebap (minced lamb with garlic). Good fish dishes and Anamur's best pid…
International in Anamur

Mare Vista Restaurant

Directly opposite the beach, the 'Sea View' strays beyond the Turkish playbook, with pizzas, salads and sandwiches. It's a very relaxed place (part of its charm), so count on ordering a second beer. There's also occ…
Castle in Anamur

Mamure Castle

This tremendous castle, with its crenellated walls, 39 towers and part of its moat still intact, is the biggest and best-preserved fortification on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. The rear of the castle sits on the…