The shining star of the Mediterranean, Alanya, is the perfect tourist des na on with its long, sandy beaches, historical ar facts, natural beauty, sh restaurants, contemporary hotels, cafés, bars and discos. Alanya welcomes you with its 13-centuries old Seljuk Castle, which is situated like a crown at top of Alanya’s peninsula. An unprecedented shipyard and the monumental Kizil Kule are the worth seeing historical places besides of the impressive castle. The summit of the Alanya penin- sula is the castle, which is the most beheld place to have a panoramic view over the Alanya scenery. There are cafes and restaurants serving the people who want to enjoy this magical scenery. In gi shops carefully made souvenirs and ornamentals will make your day unforge able as well as restaurants and cafes. The Alanya observa on terrace is again the visually a rac ve place to have this panoramic view. You can also enjoy an extra comfort by visi ng one of the cafes and restaurants in the terrace. Apart from watching the panoramic view from the terrace you can also have a picnic in green fragrant gardens.
Cafés are surrounding the Alanya harbor and are crea ng decent day and night pleasures for you. Along the harbor road you will nd bou ques selling tex le, leather, and jewelry. On the way to the harbor you will nd the painters who can make your portrait or any picture you want on their stands. If you are cave explorer you must visit Dimcay cave and Damlatas cave. Next to the Damlatas cave you will nd the Alanya ethnographic museum. Daily boat trips are taking you to 3 di erent caves which are the Fosforlu cave (phosphorous Cave) with phosphorescent rocks, the Asiklar cave (Lovers Cave) and the Kizlar cave (Girls Cave) where the pirates used to keep women cap ve. Dimcay valley east of Alanya is an indispensable relaxing area for the people in hot Mediterranean summers. In that valley away from the heat you can relax in shaded shelters, swim in the cold water of the Dimcay river and test the delicious sh in restaurants which are built in harmony with the nature.