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Antalya

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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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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.

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.

Restaurants and 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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