The Antalya Region, offering all the mysticism of past in our day, is now called the “Turkish Riviera” due to its archaeological and natural beauties. It’s located in the south-west of Turkey on the Mediterranean Sea. The soldiers actively search until they found that area which he called Adalia and later on,the name was changed to Atalia which was again changed to the present name Antalya.(Heaven of Earth).
In ancient times it covered all Pamphylia which means “the land of all tribes”. As the second most charming city in Turkey, Antalya is one of the world’s most popular and most visited tourism destinations, offers you a peerless experience. Since its founding in the second century BC by Attalus II, a king of Pergamon, who named the city Attaleai after himself, Antalya has been continuously inhabited. The Romans, the Byzantines and the Seljuks in turn occupied the city before it came under Ottoman rule. The elegant fluted minaret of the Yivli Minareli Mosque in the center of the city built by the Seljuk sultan Alaeddin Keykubad I in the 13th century has become the Antalya’s symbol. The Karatay Medrese (theological college) in the Kaleici district, from the same period, exemplifies the best of Seljuk stone carvings.
The climate of the province is typical Mediterranean: hot and dry in summers and temperate and rainy in winters. During the months of April, May, October, and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures.