At the Fluted Minaret: live from Antalya

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Antalya’s Old Town and iconic Fluted Minaret are a must-see Helen Page is in Antalya, looking out over the Old Town, Kaleiçi, and Yivli Minare, the famous Fluted Minaret, one of the oldest of Antalya’s Seljuk monuments and an icon of the city. “So here we are in the old town of Antalya. We came […]

Hadrian’s Gate – Antalya’s Roman Triumphal Arch

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Hadrian’s Gate Was Built in Honour of the Visit of Emperor Hadrian: The imposing Hadrian’s Gate or Hadrianus Gate is a Roman Triumphal Arch which was built in honour of Emperor Hadrian who visited Antalya in 130AD. It has three arched gates and its Turkish name Üçkapilar means “The Three Gates”. For hundreds of years, […]