Complimentary tour of Antalya
After the conference, participants will be able to enjoy a complimentary guided tour of Antalya on May 12th. The tour will provide an opportunity to explore the area’s rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture and learn about this beautiful Mediterranean city’ past and present.
During the tour, the participants will visit Kaleiçi, Antalya’s Old Town and have a tour of Antalya Museum. The complimentary tour will begin with pick-up at 10am and it will end at 3pm.
- 10:00 Meeting point at Nirvana Cosmopolitan Hotel
- Antalya Museum
- Group Photo at the lookout point near Antalya Museum
- Kaleiçi, Antalya’s Old Town (visit and free time – lunch not included)
- 15:00 Return to Nirvana Cosmopolitan Hotel
- Lunch is not included.
- What to wear? Comfortable shoes and clothing, light jacket, and water bottle.
- How to register? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kaleiçi: is located in the city center of Antalya and is home to boutique hotels, historical artifacts, museums, specially designed stores, stylish cafés and restaurants, Kaleiçi is surrounded by walls inside and outside in the shape of a horseshoe. Walls are known to be the common work of the Hellenistic, the Roman, the Byzantine, the Seljuk and the Ottoman periods. There are about 3000 houses with tile roofs inside the walls. The architecture of Kaleiçi outside the walls, on the other hand, bears the traces of the Ottoman architecture. The characteristic structures of the houses not only give an idea about the architectural history of Antalya, but also reflect in the best possible manner lifestyle, traditions and the customs in the region in the best possible manner.
Antalya Museum: Antalya Museum is a museum of archeology and history also known to be described as a regional museum. Most of the works in the collection were obtained from excavations in the region, and the ethnographic works werecompiled by museum experts from the region. In the halls, artifacts that reflect the thousands of years of history of Antalya lands, which started with the first human and lasted uninterruptedly until today, are exhibited according to their chronological and local subjects.