Antalya Living

Football Crazed Dog Celebrates When His Team Scores A Goal On TV.

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Maylo, a five-year-old dog from Antalya, Turkey goes crazy when he sees his favorite team; Turkish Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe, score a goal. In a trending video posted online, he can be seen jumping up and down, waving his paws and barking with joy, all while sporting his favourite team’s scarf. The video was taken by his owner, Emre Gursoy, who has had Maylo since he was three-months-old. Emre said: ‘He does this kind of thing when I get excited as well’. On – 26 Aug, 2017 By Alcapela Z

3 ancient statues of senior civil servants discovered in Antalya

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Three unique ancient statues from the third century A.D. have been discovered during archaeological excavations in Turkey’s southwestern Antalya province, Culture and Tourism Ministry said Saturday. The discovery follows the discovery of three other statues found by archaeologists in the ancient city of Side located in Antalya’s Manavgat district. According to a statement by the ministry, the artifacts were immediately taken under preservation for further research. Two of the statues discovered in Side are males while the other one is a female and all of them are dressed. Experts believe the statues represented senior civil servants in the Roman Empire. […]

Ruins of 1,700-year-old villa discovered in Antalya

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Villa ruins that are almost 2,000 years old were uncovered during excavations in the ancient city of Arykanda, located in the Finike district of Antalya, where significant remains reveal the importance of the region. Associate Professor Macit Tekinalp, who leads the excavation, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that Arykanda was an ancient city built on terraces due to the topographical features of the region. Indicating that public buildings were also built on terraces that were created particularly for that purpose, Tekinalp said that Arykanda, meaning “the place next to the high rock,” got its name from a huge rock located next […]

Cruise port to be built in Turkey

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  Cruise port to be built in Turkey   Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 18 By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend: A tender for construction of a cruise port will be announced in the Turkish province of Antalya, the province’s municipality said in a message Sept. 18. The project has been fully approved by the Turkish province’s municipality, according to the message. The message said that the cruise port will be built in the sea, and will be connected with the shore via a special road. “Four cruise vessels will be able to simultaneously moor at the new port,” the message said. “The […]

Explore Turkey: Beyond Istanbul

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  Explore Turkey: Beyond Istanbul     Turkey is an interesting blend of Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and Central Asian culture and the diverse architectural styles, historical sights and delicious food reflect some of the best features of this mix. With three coastlines bordering the Black Sea, Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea, Turkey boasts stunning beaches enclosed by lush green valleys and sheer cliffs. Meanwhile the county’s mountainous interior is home to numerous rock-hewn churches and cave dwellings, historical cities, and a dazzling lake district. Putting together a list of highlights can be a little tricky but here’s a few […]