Manavgat (Manavgat) is located between Alanya and Antalya, 5 km from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, on both banks of a wide and turbulent river of the same name. The very first buildings on the territory of Manavgat date back to the 6th century BC. The first mention of the resort (under the name Melas) dates from 1329. Initially, Manavgat was ruled by Seljuk Turks and was annexed to the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century. Now this city in the eyes of the tourist is associated with the resort area of Side, which is within easy reach.
It’s worth a trip to Manavgat if you want to take a break from a beach holiday, change the seascape to a river, relax in a restaurant under shady trees, enjoy the coolness of a waterfall and swim in an invigorating Continue reading
Bodrum is the most “party” resort in Turkey, the capital of the country’s nightlife with a record density of bars, nightclubs, restaurants and discos per square kilometer. There are villages and hotels in 14 bays of the peninsula, and the city of the same name stands in its very center. Unlike most Turkish resorts, it’s mainly not German lovers who lie on the beaches who come here, but more active French, Scandinavians and English.
Today’s Bodrum stands on the site of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, where the famous Halicarnassus Mausoleum (353 BC) was located, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Alas, in the Middle Ages the miracle Continue reading