Atatürk Statue


The broad plaza of Cumhuriyet Meydanı is centred on this statue of Atatürk riding a horse.

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1. Mawlawi Lodge Museum

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Tucked away within the Yivli Minare complex, this fascinating domed structure dates back to 1377 and was beautifully restored in 2018. Its original use is…

2. Yivli Minare


This handsome and distinctive 'fluted' minaret, erected by Seljuk Sultan Aladdin Keykubad I in the early 13th century, is Antalya's symbol. The adjacent…

3. Tombs


Just to the west of the Yivli Minare are two türbe (tombs), one from the late 14th century and the other from 1502.

4. Elevator

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Descends the cliff to Kaleiçi's Roman Harbour from the western end of Cumhuriyet Meydanı. Expect big queues in summer.

5. Roman Harbour

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The Roman harbour at the base of Kaleiçi's slope was Antalya's lifeline from the 2nd century BC until late in the 20th century, when a new port was…

6. Kale Kapısı

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This gate into the old town is marked by a square with the old stone Saat Kulesi and statue of Attalus II, the city's founder.

7. Saat Kulesi

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Built under the reign of Sultan Abdül Hamid II (r 1876–1909), Antalya's clock tower marks the Kale Kapısı entrance to Kaleiçi.

8. Antalya Culture & Arts

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This contemporary cultural centre has a lively program of exhibitions covering artists from local heroes to Picasso and Warhol. There's a cafe and small…