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Golden beaches, ancient cities revealing the traces of the past, luxury hotels, museums and lakes await you in Manavgat.

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Manavgat is in the east of Antalya. It is approximately 80 km from the city center. Manavgat is surrounded by Serik in the west, Isparta in the north, İbradı and Akseki in the northeast, Alanya in the east and the Mediterranean Sea in the south. The first name of Manavgat, Manua, has been found in historical sources since the 6th century. However, the district's history dating back to ancient times is unclear. It is thought that the ancient cities of Side and Selge in the region were founded in the 6th century BC. The region came under the Hittites, Lydians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans and Byzantines. The name of Manavgat came under the rule of the Seljuks in 1220 and the Ottoman Empire in 1472. It was given by the Turks who first settled here and called themselves Manav. The district in Konya for a while. It became a part of Antalya in 1924 after the proclamation of the Republic. The county has an area of ​​2,283 km² and is surrounded by the Taurus Mountains to the north. It has extremely fertile flat plains in the coastal areas. High and rough sections are covered with highlands. Many fruits and vegetables are grown in the fertile lands of the district, where agriculture is highly developed, with rich water resources such as Alara Stream, Watermelon Stream and Manavgat River. Livestock and forestry are also among the livelihoods. Manavgat has a coastline of 64 km. It is one of the districts that attract the most tourists with its unique beaches, clean sea, luxury and comfortable accommodation options, historical and natural riches. Manavgat, with its geographical beauties such as Manavgat Waterfall, Köprülü Canyon National Park, Tazı Canyon, archaeological remains, museums, cultural and historical artifacts, as well as important tourism regions such as Side, Kumköy, Kızılağaç, Titreyengöl, Çolaklı, where you can enjoy the sea, sand and sun unlimitedly, offers a lot to its visitors. It offers an alternative holiday experience. Manavgat is also very active socially and culturally. It is also famous for its festivals organized around the world. Many events are organized in the district, such as Side World Music Culture and Art Festival, Manavgat Peace Water Culture, Art, Tourism and Youth Festival, International Manavgat Folk Dance Festival, International Manavgat Motorcycle Festival, concerts of famous artists and various entertainments that spread throughout the year. Manavgat has hosted countless civilizations throughout history. It offers countless options to its visitors with its tourism, culture, art and sports opportunities. EDITOR'S NOTE: Do not leave Manavgat! The ancient city of Side impresses visitors with its deep-rooted history and magnificence, living in the Greeks, Lydians, Persians, Romans, Seljuks and Ottomans, without traveling to history among the thousands of years old beauties, Without having the best shot of your photo album taken, Tazı Canyon impresses its visitors as soon as they see it, with its breathtakingly striking visuals and unique atmosphere, Without rafting on the Köprüçay River. It is in the steep and steep canyons originating from the Taurus Mountains and pouring into the Mediterranean from the south of Serik, Without watching the fascinating view from the observation terraces around the Manavgat Waterfall, which is in a unique nature and flows through various trees such as plane, poplar, willow, elm and mulberry, Before participating in the 'Green Canyon' tours organized in the Oymapınar Dam. It is established in a narrow valley and described as an engineering marvel with its extremely majestic and impressive appearance, Without watching the sunset at Kızılağaç Public Beach. It allows you to feel the unique atmosphere of the Mediterranean with its vast sea, peaceful calm and natural beauties,

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Impression
  • Price 300$ - 500$
  • Categories Destination
  • Capital Bridgetown
  • Language English
  • Currency Dollar
  • Time Zone UTC-4
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling code +1 -246