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Alanya Castle Alanya Castle
Alanya Castle (Alanya Kalesi) is a medieval castle in the southern Turkish city of Alanya. Most of the castle was built in the 13th century under the Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm following the city's conquest in 1220 by Alaeddin Keykubad I as part of a building campaign that included the Kızıl...

Red Tower (kızıl Kule) Red Tower (kızıl Kule)
In 1221 after he conquered Alanya, Alaaddin Keykubat charges Kettanizade Eburrahaoglu Halepli Ebu Ali to construct Kizilkule, which is the important part of the Alanya Fortress. The fortress is the biggest symbol of Turkish Maritime Reign. At that time Ebu Ali was expert on fortress and tower building. In 1215 he...

Alanya Shipyard (tersane) Alanya Shipyard (tersane)
Sultan Aladdin Keykubat had started the shipyard construction to make his dream to become real and become "the sultan of two seas" two years after the construction of the tower. At the north side of the shipyard there is an epigraph and at the left side of the epigraph there is...

Museums Museums

Ehmedek - Egri Gate Ehmedek - Egri Gate
EHMEDEK [ipix:34] This is where the Hellenistic architecture fades to stop before leaving the town. After Aladdin Keykubat invaded Alaiye, the Seljuks did not ruin the found architecture but built what was necessary on top of it. This used to be where the commander of the fortress lived. It was built...

Caravanserais Caravanserais
CARAVANSARAIS SARAPSA CARAVANSARAY ALARA CARAVANSARAY CARAVANSARAIS Caravansarais were built in the old times for people and their animal to stay, have a rest and supply their needs. Moreover the state used to give compensation to people who came to harm and were assaulted where there were no cara-vansaray. To prevent these...

Tombs & Graves Tombs & Graves
GRAVE OF AKBABA SITTI ZEYNEP DERVISH LODGE AND TOMB GRAVE OF HACIBABA SEYDI MAHMUT TOMB DERETURBELINAS TOMB KARAMANOGLU ALAADIN BEY TOMB PİRCE ALAEDDIN TOMB GRAVE OF AKBABA It doesn't exist anymore. It was a big and long grave and people used to light candles on it in 1920's and 1930's. One...

Churches Churches
Aya Yorgi Church The church within the fortress is said to be dating back to the 11th century. Inside of the dome of the church there are still drawn figures of people belonging to that date. Even though it is much frayed, it still preserves its historical identity. The shrine also...

Antique Cities & Ruins Antique Cities & Ruins
For a country's development and growth the most important features are language, religion, feelings, thoughts, art styles and living standards. These features should be closely connected to each other and citizens of this country should set these features on a sound basis like their inheritance. But today means of access and...

In The Castle In The Castle
TOPHANE ESAT BURCU (ESAT TOWER): FORTRESS GATES MEYIT GATE THE DOWN GATE (GATE OF THE DISTRICT) THE FORTRESS GATE DORMITORIES USED FOR MILLITARY PURPOSES HURLING TOWER CHURCH RESERVOIR ALANYA LIGHTHOUSE TOPHANE: It is at the south of the historical Seljuk Shipyard. It was built to protect the shipyard from dangers. There...



 
 
 
   
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