Alanya

Alanya formerly Alaiye, is a beach resort city and a district of Antalya Province on the southern coast of Turkey, in the country's Mediterranean Region, 133 kilometres (83 mi) east of the city of Antalya. As of Turkey's 2010 census, the city had a population of 98,627, while the district that includes the city and its built-up region had an area of 1,598.51 km2 and 248,286 inhabitants. Because of its natural strategic position on a small peninsula into the Mediterranean Sea below the Taurus Mountains, Alanya has been a local stronghold for many Mediterranean-based empires, including the Ptolemaic, Seleucid, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. Alanya's greatest political importance came in the Middle Ages, with the Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm under the rule of Alaeddin Kayqubad I, from whom the city derives its name. His building campaign resulted in many of the city's landmarks, such as the Kızıl Kule (Red Tower), Tersane (Shipyard), and Alanya Castle. The Mediterranean climate, natural attractions, and historic heritage make Alanya a popular destination for tourism, and responsible for nine percent of Turkey's tourism sector and thirty percent of foreign purchases of real estate in Turkey. Tourism has risen since 1958 to become the dominant industry in the city, resulting in a corresponding increase in city population. Warm-weather sporting events and cultural festivals take place annually in Alanya. In 2014 Mayor Adem Murat Yücel, of the Nationalist Movement Party unseated Hasan Sipahioğlu, of the Justice and Development Party, who had previously led the city since 1999. Adem Murat Yücel continues his duty as the Mayor of Alanya Municipality.
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Vip Yacht Tour

Vip Yacht Tour

Alanya, Antalya, Türkiye
350.00
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Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
15.00
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Big Kral Boat

29.00
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Yamaç Paraşütü

Yamaç Paraşütü

Alanya, Antalya, Türkiye
35.00
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Horse Riding

Horse Riding

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
40.00
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Swimming With Dolphin

Swimming With Dolphin

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
115.00
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Dolphin Show

Dolphin Show

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
25.00
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Fishing Tour

Fishing Tour

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
25.00
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Aqua Park

Aqua Park

30.00
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Turkish Bath - Hamam

Turkish Bath - Hamam

Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
15.00
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Pirate Boat Tour

Pirate Boat Tour

Alanya, Antalya Turkey
15.00
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Diving

Diving

Alanya, Antalya,Turkey
35.00
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