Alanya's belediye (municipality) building.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Alanya attractions

1. Atatürk Statue

0.06 MILES

Every city in Turkey has its Atatürk statue, and Alanya's presides over the main street on the eastern edge of the central city.

2. Yeni Cami

0.13 MILES

The Yeni Cami (New Mosque) sits across the road from a shady park on Hükümet Caddesi.

3. Mosque


This stately mosque sits within the huddle of stalls in Alanya's Grand Bazaar.

4. Kuyularönü Camii


Kuyularönü Camii, renovated in 2005, is a an island of spirituality amid the bland knock-off designer-T-shirt shops and plastic-fantastic souvenir stores…

5. Red Tower

0.51 MILES

This striking five-storey octagonal defence tower, measuring nearly 30m in diameter, more than 30m in height and with a central cistern within for water…

6. Castle Viewpoint

0.63 MILES

Enjoy this wonderful viewpoint looking across the city and Cilician mountains while walking up to the castle through the steep streets of the Tophane…

7. Tersane

0.64 MILES

A wooden walkway runs south along the old harbour's east wall from the Red Tower to the Tersane, the only Seljuk-built shipyard remaining in Turkey…

8. Armoury

0.65 MILES

This large tower would have served as a coastal watchtower and arsenal during the Seljuk era. If you're game you can follow the walls from here towards…