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TR 10 Alanya Dildarde

Alanya is a modern resort city with very popular beaches, but looming above the beaches is a mountainous peninsula projecting into the Mediterranean. Atop the peninsula is the old fortified city of Alaiye, now called Alanya Castle, built by the Seljuk Turks in the 13th century as their capital. The lighthouse near the south end of the peninsula, attached to its outer walls. It should be possible to see this lighthouse from Kale (Castle) Road. ARLHS # TUR-012

Alanya Dildarde

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