Antalya, located to the north of the Gulf of Antalya, formerly known as the “Antalela”, has been a popular destination for the merchants of the region since the oldest ages. The city, which was taken over by the Seljuk Turks after the Greek colony, was connected to the Anatolian Government after the Italian occupation.
Antalya, known as the motherland of tourism with its sea, abundant sun, sand, palm trees, orange groves, boulevards and huge tourist investments, gives direction to the region and country economy with its economy. As of 2008, nearly 800 thousand inhabitants peak with summer tourism. Gulf, ports, bays, coasts of domestic and foreign tourists flocked to the city, the economy gives life.