Castles and towers

The castle of Alanya Castle of Alanya is the only Seljuksque castle has been preserved to this day. In 1225, instead of the Roman ruins, a new fortress was erected by the Seljuks Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat. 83 towers and 140 bollards and consists of inner and outer sections of the castle as well as the whole castle is surrounded by three walls. Yorgi Church, Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque, Akşabe Sultan’s Grave, the Seljuk Baths, the Aras, Bedesten, Sitti Zeynep Grave, Sultan Alaaddin Palace, large and small cisterns, castle, a lighthouse and a dungeon is a historical treasure.

Red tower of carved stones on the top and bottom of the name of the Red Tower was built in 1226. Also today, because of the east facade of the tower sits 2m.lik between the position of the Westfassade, there is a difference in altitude today. Five-storey tower is octagonal. The ground floor of the center up, there is a section on the fifth floor ascending. This section also serves as a water tower tower case which is the backbone. The ground floor serves as an ethnographic museum.


Ancient cities

Leartis-Learti (Mahmutlar ruins): Big ruin or the large church, also the large and small coastal towns was founded in this place on the hill slopes. 22 km from the district. Of churches in the city, baths, cisterns, residential buildings, a small stadium and theater, pillars and temples.

Syedra ruins The city Syedra BC 3rd century. Also today is located on a hill, which forms the border Kargac and Seki village. The section known on the hill as the center of the city and the town Syedra inscription in the area is understood to mean the Roman ruins. The falls of the monumental city gate are still intact. On both sides of Kolonnadenstraße, there are historical structures and mosaics produced for different purposes. There are three pools in the city probably used as water storage.

Lotape (Aytap) Harbor City: Aytap in Alanya, 30 km. East. Center of this Roman city the today’s road Mediterranean coast runs. King Antiachus Iotape of the town woman is known to give this name. The city of 50-100 m. There is a port in size. Shaped peninsula on a high hillside seen quite deserted although the castle is quite difficult to forget all the fatigue of beauty. Iotape old streets of the city, bath, a church, a necropolis and acropolis of the ancient city stand still the best are around. A bedroom, covered tomb chamber in ancient ruins are in the city.

Shipyard Seljuk: Built in 1228, the shipyard is 56.5 meters. Length, 44 m. Deep and 5 eyes. Shipyards facing dangers from the south, two-storey, with two bedrooms are reinforced by a tower.


Süleymaniye (Kale) Mosque from the 16th century mosque that reflects Ottoman architectural features. It is known to have been built on a Selçuk temple. The wooden doors and windows are the most beautiful examples of Ottoman carvings.

Emir Mosque Bedrud She: Today Andızl name of the mosque known as mosque took the tree right next to the coral. In 1227 built of hewn stones built next to the mosque of Emir Bedrud has space to take very high minarets. One of the most beautiful examples of the art of the pulpit of carving.

Aksebe Sultan Mosque Sultan Akşabe the first commander of the Castle of Alanya. Masjid was built in 1230 by himself. West there is a minaret that has the unique architecture.


Alara Han: Alanya and Manavgat Brook forms the border to the sea 9 km. It was built to the north. Alanya, or 35 km. Alara caravanserai is built in 1232 by Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat on an area of ​​2000 m² and is made entirely of hewn stones. Guard house, fountain to protect the entire property, even today is still worth seeing is an artifact of the mosque and bath.

Sarapsa Caravanserai: Alanya – Antalya 15 km from Asphalt. On an area of ​​about 850 m² in the upper part of the way, since Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat son II of Kaykhusraw 1236 – it was built between the years 1246.