World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey’s antique city of Phaselis in Antalya’s Kemer district attracts both local and overseas tourists with the unique combination of its historical ruins, stunning beach and natural beauty.
The history of the city goes back to the year 309 B.C. While exploring the rich history of the city the visitors can enjoy the blue water of the Mediterranean.
Every year, more than 100,000 tourists visit the city in Turkey’s southern Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.
Located around 30 km from the Antalya city center, Phaselis can be reached via both motorway and waterways.
The city -- which was famous for producing perfume in antique era – offers a historical journey among the historical ruins from the Greek and Roman period.
Picnic spots are also available for the visitors.
Lena Werner, 29, a tourist from Germany, who visited the city with a tourist group for the first time, expressed her enjoyment to Anadolu Agency.
“This place is very nice. Historical ruins in the one hand, and natural beauties in the other hand. It’s special to have a swim amid antique remains,” she said.
Vedat Cubuk, who travelled to the city from Turkish capital, Ankara, said he visits the city every year for spending holidays.
“Beaches with no waves are among reasons families choose this place. The sea is neat and clean, water is as clear and pure as physically possible. I think, this unique beauty of our country needs to be advertised in all corners of the world.”
Turkey’s biggest library to open in Istanbul with capacity of 7 million books
Library with capacity of 7 million books to open for public in 2020
There is much more to the United Arab Emirates then the glitzy malls and skyscrapers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Mamoudou Gassama heroically scaled the high rise building to the 4th floor where he dragged the hanging 2years old boy to safety before the fire service could arrive.
Two years since his passing, boxing legend remembered for his golden gloves and work against racism
Ali Banat was a wealthy businessman from Australia who was diagnosed with cancer and given just seven months to live. His story touched millions of people around the world. Ali passed away on 29th May 2018 in the blessed month of Ramadan. May Allah have mercy on him.
Russian State Library has over 35,000 books and other printed material in Turkish language collected since 1828
One of the most popular travel guides, Lonely Planet, has included Albania and Kosovo on its list of the ten best holiday destinations in Europe for 2018.
‘They worked among the snake-charmers and belly-dancers of Marrakech. I christened them Kesh Angels and gave them heart-shaped sunglasses’
Istanbul hosts Turkey’s most visited museums with over 2 million visitors in first 4 months of 2018
Arab journalists having fruitful discussions with Turkish counterparts while enjoying spring in the megapolis
An intensive program of cultural activities in both countries for next year is being prepared, says Russian ambassador
Bosnia tells people about hundreds of mosques, religious buildings destroyed by Serb and Croat forces during 1990s wars
Turkey's biggest festival - the Istanbul Youth Festival (IGF) - targeted at young people kicks off at the Eurasia Show and Art Center.
Cat research center in Van province decides to give special treat to unique felines that sport silky fur and lion-like walk