Antalya Province

Unearthed relic in Patara honors Roman senator

An unearthed inscription in the ancient city of Patara in Turkey's Mediterranean coast, honors the Roman senator Tiberius Claudius Flavianus Titianus Celer.  

Located in the Kaş district of southwestern Antalya province, Patara is known as the capital of the ancient Lycian civilization, which consisted of 23 cities in the middle of the first century BC.

Holiday resort town ‘proud’ for being spotted from space 

The Demre district of the Mediterranean province of Antalya was seen in a photograph taken from space for the first time.

SpaceX's spacecraft Crew Dragon interlocked with the International Space Base 19 hours after its launch into space on May 30.

In the first photo sent from the space base, Kekova, a prominent holiday spot in Demre was also seen.

Children trek 4 km in Taurus Mountains every day to pick up signal for online classes

For children living in the remote mountainous areas of the Mediterranean province of Antalya, distance learning introduced in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic could be exhausting.

Some students living in the Taurus Mountains, which spans much of southern Turkey, have to trek to a point where they can pick up signal because they do not have good reception in their villages.

World-famous Antalya beach to reopen with unprecedented measures

A series of measures have started to be implemented within the scope of the fight against COVID-19 in the world-famous Konyaaltı beach of the Mediterranean province of Antalya.

Those who want to swim and enjoy the sun on the unique beach of the Mediterranean city must now follow strict hygiene and social distancing rules.

Inscription unearthed in ancient city of Patara

An excavation team in the ancient city of Patara, located in Turkey's Mediterranean coast, unearthed an inscription in an ancient theater.

Located in the Kaş district of southwestern Antalya province, Patara is known as the capital of the ancient Lycian civilization, which consisted of 23 cities in the middle of the first century BC.

Academics spending more than 30 years in ancient excavation area

When the first excavations in the ancient city of Patara began in 1988, archaeologists and academics were using wheelbarrows to carry their digging items and their findings. Now that they found a trove of ancient relics, they say it's time for conservation.

The excavations have so far trained three professors, two associate professors and three doctors in the Harbor Bath excavations.

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