KALEİÇİ is the historic city center of Antalya, Turkey...

logo_kaleici360Kaleiçi is the historic city center of Antalya, Turkey…
Until modern times, almost the entire city was confined within its walls. It has structures dating from the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, Ottoman and modern Turkish Republican Eras. The Kaleiçi area is located in the centre-eastern portion of the city along the Mediterranean coast fronted by the yacht harbour that dates to the Roman Era.

The name Kaleiçi means “Inside the Kale” or “Inner Kale” (Kale itself means castle or fortress).

There are a large number of mosques , churches , madrasahs , masjids , hans and hamams in Kaleiçi, the harbor which the city walls enclose is the oldest part of the city.
In Kaleici; Yivli Minaret, Kesik Minaret ( Broken Minaret ), Hadrian ‘s Gate, Hıdırlık Tower, Kaleici Museum and historic houses are to be found…
In Kaleici; there is traditional Turkish architecture which strives for harmony with the nature…
Kaleici; the historical center of the city; now restored as the touristic centre of the city with its hotels, bars, clubs, restaurants, and shopping…
Kaleici retains much of its historical character and the restoration won the Golden Apple Prize; the Oscar of tourism…


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