Red Tower, Alanya

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#3 of 13 in Museums in Antalya Province
A 13th-century architectural masterpiece and landmark, Red Tower is considered the symbol of the city of Alanya--as evidenced by its incorporation into the city's flag. Built in 1221 under the sultan's orders to protect the shipyard, the octagonal, Seljuk-style structure stands 33 m (108 ft) high and 12.5 m (41 ft) wide. The tower gets its name from the red brick used in construction, whose color remains bright and noticeable today along the coastline. Enter to see the museum housed within, which opened in 1979 and includes exhibits on the history of the tower, town, and heraldry. To visit Red Tower and other attractions in Alanya, use our Alanya trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    View from the upper passage unforgettable. I didn't have time to admire and pictures do. Had to choose. Since very little time guide gives
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  • August 16, 2017
    Climb high and a bit dangerous)) you can have a rest in the Hall of the Museum. Views from the top of the observation deck of the harbor and city views are gorgeous.
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  • August 16, 2017
    the famous Red Tower adorning a face of 250 tl reeks of history and located at the shipyard that Alanya has ever kızıllığından stopped passing should be definitely come in or call the most luxurious Super bars and restaurants the dock pole red kuleee
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  • Nice view but can be very crowded and rushed at peak times.
  • Great food and good view
  • A nice pub with good beer , good food and a nice vieuw !
  • Nice view and great brewery!
  • The food was so food. Maybe a bit expensive but it was worth the money.

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Where to stay in Alanya

The majority of the accommodations in the historical city of Alanya feature mid-range, three- and four-star hotels. Many of these offer all-inclusive, affordable packages along the coastline, which are generally within walking distance from the amenities, discos, and restaurants (or you can use the visitor-friendly bus system, which offers stops on almost every corner). Directly above the cape lies the old town, which presents a more authentic depiction of the city's heritage. Opt to stay here if you're looking for something a little less mainstream and a little more romantic, while still moderately priced. Building heights are restricted in the old town, guaranteeing uninterrupted views of the sea.
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