Heart of Alanya
Alanya CentreThe centre of Alanya is a beautiful place with many activities to participate in.
There are numerous shops to visit, and many places to dine at.
AboutAlanya Centre is the very heart of Alanya. Numerous flashy coffee shops, and clothes shops adorn the streets, with restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines from all around the world.
It is the most populated area of Alanya and even behind the main streets, and shopping districts, it is busy with the hustle and bustle of vibrant, Alanya.
The main attractions located here are the harbour (with all the beautiful motor sailing pirate ships), Red Tower (an old fortress), Alanya Castle with its splendid history and the historical ancient shipyard all accompanied by wonderful sandy beaches.
ActivitiesShop ’til you drop and then go out for a bite of food and some drinks. These must be among the main attractions of the city center.
Besides that you have beaches, sights, cinemas and literally everything else within arms length.
ShoppingThere are many shopping areas in the centre of Alanya, with modern clothes shops on the main streets and dazzling jewellery stores, dotted around Alanya’s centre.
Stores are seen everywhere ranging from beauty stores to hardware stores. There are many world-wide known stores in the centre of Alanya.
We have also still got the streets with butchers, small grocery shops, pharmacies, hardware stores, alongside colourful family owned clothes businesses which seem to be on every corner, all hidden behind the busy main streets of Alanya.
Public transportationPublic transportation in Alanya is easily accessible. Buses go by frequently, and many buses passing through the busy streets, as part of their route will take you out to other parts of Alanya.
The number 1 (101)bus travels the whole length of greater Alanya close to the sea and beaches. On the other main shopping street there are many buses including the number 2 (202a or 202B)which take you along many kilometres of Greater Alanya.
You are able to book services to Antalya with ease in the centre of Alanya and also find taxis (metered) which are always present here.
Food & diningIn the centre, there is a vast amount of cafes and restaurants and fast food outlets offering a variety, of cuisine including Asian and European dishes.
There are cafes and restaurants in nearly every street in the centre of Alanya.
Many are the small popular family owned businesses, which serve Turkish tea, and small delicious Turkish meals alternatively there are the large Turkish chain restaurants which are extremely popular amongst the local population.
Even behind the busier streets of Alanya, in the quieter residential areas, there are small cafes and restaurants all offering affordable food and drinks.
NearbyThe centre of Alanya is near to the world famous Damlatas beach, Alanya Cable car, Damlatas Dripstone cave and the castle area. Alanya’s centre is also near to Oba, a residential area, and Bektas - which is a more rural part of Alanya on the rising roads going towards the mountains. This is the north of the city.
Think of Alanya as the bulls eye, in the center of everything, and everything else is close in proximity to it.
Wrap upIn rounding up, the centre of Alanya is a beautiful place with many activities to participate in. There are numerous shops to visit, and many places to dine at.
The aesthetic looking centre is near the famous tourist attractions.
It is a well kept area of Alanya, with many parks, small gardens, and roads planted with trees, flowers and colourful shrubs, but also busy and in fact, a place that never sleeps.