Top Historical Places in Antalya, Turkey

Historical Places in Antalya - Witness the History of Antalya

Antalya is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Antalya one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Antalya is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Antalya or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Antalya. Explore the historical monuments of Antalya with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Antalya guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Antalya page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Antalya

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Antalya.

  • Termessos

    #1 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Archaeological Site

    Address: Korkuteli, 07800 Antalya Province, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    One of Turkey’s best preserved ancient cities, Termessros is most famous for having withstood all attempts by Alexander the Great to capture it. The city, when it was a little under a millennium...Read more

  • Ancient City Of Perge

    #2 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Ancient City Of Perge

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Architecture

    Address: Aksu, Antalya 07110, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    15 km east of Antalya lie the remains of this fascinating ancient city. It’s said to be three thousand years old and was notably habituated till at least the 9th century AD. Known today as Eski ...Read more

  • Ancient City Of Olympos

    #3 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Ancient City Of Olympos

    Tags: Art And Culture, Geological Formation, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Olympos, Cirali, Antalya Province, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    About 90 km south along the coastline of Antalya, this Hellenistic city has left behind some enchanting ruins. In it’s heydays it was supposed to be a city rich in culture and arts. It was conqu...Read more

  • Kaleici

    #4 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya

    Tags: Historical Site, Old Town

    Address: Merkez Antalya Merkez, Antalya Merkez, Antalya, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kaleici (Inside the Castle), with its massive stone walls encircling an ancient city, was the original Antalya. The expansion didn’t happen until after WWII, so if you want to know how Anatolia ...Read more

  • Hadrians Gate

    #5 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Hadrians Gate

    Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Barbaros Mh., 07100 Muratpaşa/Antalya Province, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A historical gem, this gate is Antalya’s best known landmark. It was built in 130, in honour of the Emperor Hadrian is Antalya’s only thriumhal arch and certainly Pamphylia’s most be...Read more

  • Ancient City Of Aspendos

    #6 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Ancient City Of Aspendos

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Aspendos, Pamphlylia, Antalya, Turkey

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Aspendos was founded about 3000 years ago and is suspected have been a socio-economically prominentl city at the very least, considering that it’s coinage is found all over the ancient world. It...Read more

  • Hidrilik Tower

    #7 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Hidrilik Tower

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Tower

    Address: Kılıncarslan Mh., 07100 Muratpasa/Antalya Province, Turkey

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Hidrilik Tower is a historic tower built of brownish stone and used as a landmark in Antalya, Turkey, where Kaleiçi meets Karaalioglu Park. It is accepted that the governing Roman Empire b...Read more

  • Phaselis

    #8 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya

    Tags: Water Body, Ancient Ruin, Picnic Spot

    Address: 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Finike on Rte. 400 to local road through pine forest, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A little less than two and half thousand years old, Phaselis, like the other ancient cities around the area, changed rules multiple times from the Rhodian, Persians, Macedonians, Egyptians then Romans...Read more

  • Kesik Minaret

    #9 of 11 Historical Things To Do in Antalya
    Kesik Minaret

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Kilincarslan Mah. Cami Sok., Antalya Merkez, Antalya, Turkey

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Antalya's broken minaret is the Broken Minaret (Kesik Minare) of the Korkut Mosque (Korkut Camii), which itself was assembled initially as a Roman sanctuary in the second century AD. Consequently in t...Read more

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