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Antalya Tourism

Antalya is one of the oldest cities located in the country of Turkey. This place is known to be one of the largest cities situated across the coasts and has a population of around a million. This city is now characterised both as stylish as well as modern according to its standards. This place is a heaven for anyone who loves watching clear sunsets as well as beautiful beaches.

Antalya was found in the year 150 BC and was initially named as Atallia in the honour of its founder Attalos II. This place is known to be one of the most famous tourist destinations across whole turkey. Over the year its beautiful beaches as well as soothing atmosphere attract thousands of tourist across it shore. With a population of about a million this place was once the main trade centre of Romans. Within this city you would also find the old city of Antallya called as the Kaleici which attracts thousands of audiences separately. Basically it is two tourist spot in one and is one of the emerging tourist places across world.

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Currency in Antalya

The primary currency utilised all through Turkey is Turkish Lira. This is accepted all through the country and you would have no issue using it.

Exchanging Money in Antalya

This city of Turkey has become very much modernised and you would be able to find banks as well as money changing outlets all through the city. You can carry cash or an withdraw money later as there are plenty of ATM's available.

Daily Budget for Antalya

You would encounter different costs based on what sorts of amenities you demand. However average cost of being in turkey is TRY 250. This includes sleeping eating and a bit of moving around and having a couple of beers.

Religion of Antalya

98 percent of people living in this country are known to be Muslims out of which 85 percent are Sunnis while the remaining 15 percent are Shitte sects.

Antalya Customs

This country over the years has adopted the growing trend of urbanisations therefore there are similar customs and traditions followed here as in any other modern nation. However, being a muslim county this place does follow the principles of Quran and is also known to perform numerous traditions as well as festivals related to the Muslim religion.

Language of Antalya

People in Anatalya mainly tend to speak Turkish. However the main second language spoken over here is German and English. You would find people in resorts and hotels speaking this language and you if lucky you might find some local residents speaking these languages too.

History of Antalya

Antalya was named after one of its previous kings named 'Attalos II'. This place is known to be filled with numerous beautiful locations and is also known to be one of the prime toursit attraction in Turkey. The business of this city rapidly grew in the year 1970 after there was drastic increase in the investments made in this place.

Nightlife in Antalya

This place is known to be filled with an all exciting night life. There are bars with water pipe, games as well as feet tapping music.You would find tons of clubs lined across the Konyaalti's beach park livened up with music as well as liquer.

Shopping in Antalya

This place does have many shops as well as outlets where you can get souverniers such as aromatic herbs, shoes and local desginer clothes. In case you wish to go shopping there are numerous malls located in the area with the prime ones being Terra City and Mark Antalya mall.

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What is the best time to visit Antalya?

March to May (Spring) and September to November (Autumn) is the best time to visit Antalya. Owning to its Mediterranean climate, the region has hot, dry summers and wet, humid winters. Hence spring and Autumn months, although the shoulder season, is an ideal time to visit Antalya.
The average annual temperature is 21 degrees, and the average precipitation in Antalya is about 90mm. The summers last from June to August and July and August are the warmest months of the year. July is also the driest month of the year, with almost negligible rainfall.

Although the shoulder season is considered as an ideal time, there's a tourist influx in summers which can get overcrowded. The beaches and waterfalls are a great place to be at during summers. The fall and spring see the lowest footfall making accommodations favourable and easily available. Activities like canoeing, trekking and rafting are the most popular during this time. It gets cooler but gradually more humid in the winter months, that last from December through February. January is the wettest month, with maximum precipitation is around 240mm. Hence it's best to avoid winters.
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What is the local food in Antalya?

Turkish people normally consume fried vegetable such as eggplant, potatoes alongwith yogurt and sauce. Some of the famous dishes of this place are Menemen and cilbir. Tomatoes, Sheep Cheese etc, are also consumed here on regular basis.
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What are the top hotels in Antalya?

There are 409 in Antalya which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Antalya are Villa Begumhan, Villa Porta, Villa Emel, Antalyaloft, Ecohomes Corporation, Hotel Casa De Padre. You can see all the hotels in Antalya here

What are the places near Antalya?

The top places near to Antalya are Kas which is 123 km from Antalya, Pamukalle which is located 180 km from Antalya, Ankara which is located 386 km from Antalya, Izmir which is located 357 km from Antalya, Istanbul which is located 481 km from Antalya

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