Old Town is a district in the very center of Antalya. Beaches there are designed for a small number of tourists, they usually charge a fee for the entrance. The old city has many unique attractions of various historical periods. The infrastructure in this district is developed very well, numerous restaurants, cafes, shops and hotels are open to visitors all year round. The real estate market offers mainly historic buildings whose exterior the owners are required to maintain. Therefore, property in the Old Town is affordable only for wealthy owners and investors.
Location. Old City (Kaleiçi) is in the very heart of Antalya, near the sea quay. An impressive area of 35 hectares houses both old historical residential erections and renovated real properties.
The sea and the beach. The old town is on a hill above the sea, and to arrange places for bathing they made descents and concrete platforms with sun loungers and parasols. Beaches there are designed for a small number of tourists, they usually charge a fee for the entrance.
Transport accessibility. You can get to the district by any form of transportation that runs through the center.
Sights. The old town has preserved the unique buildings of different historical periods – from the Roman era to the era of the Ottoman Empire. Here you can see ancient mosques and minarets, an Orthodox church, the clock tower and the Arch of Hadrian and Hidirlik Tower that were built some centuries B.C.
Special features. The streets of the Old City cozily nestle many famous restaurants and cafes. Some of the most popular restaurants of Antalya, according to TripAdvisor's estimations, are located here. Numerous music clubs and bars with live music open, on evenings, their doors to fans of nightlife. Streets with shops for tourists are always filled with people. Many of the old mansions have been converted into boutique hotels and take thousands of tourists every year. The Old Town is an amazing place with its unique atmosphere.
Real Estate. The Old Town is a unique historical site, and besides, there are no new plots of land for development there. Because of this, real property prices in this district are very high. The condition for the acquisition of many villas and mansions here is the preservation of the authentic exterior of the building, the use of specified building materials, as well as numerous approvals from the municipal authorities. All this makes the real property accessible only to wealthy owners and investors.