There are so many beautiful places in Antalya: you feel like you have traveled to history, you enjoy walking, you don’t get bored of shopping, and you look at the scenery just like watching a movie. You can experience all of them in and around the Hidirlik tower located in Muratpasa, the center of Antalya. Hidirlik tower is located in Kaleici, the old settlement of Antalya.
Hidirlik Tower in Kaleici
The place where the Hidirlik tower is located has a very beautiful view. There are also different historical buildings to visit in the vicinity. There are restaurants and cafes around the place where the tower is located. In addition, there are many shopping options in the vicinity, especially for tourists.
Also, the historical Kaleici region in Antalya is one of the popular walk destinations for local and foreign tourists. There are very beautiful parks close to where the Hidirlik Tower is located. Especially if you want to take beautiful pictures, Kaleici is the region you should go to.
About Hidirlik Tower
Hidirlik Tower, which is among the historical buildings of Antalya, is one of the buildings that many tourists want to see. It is not known when and why the tower was built. It was used for defense in the 7th century. Some people think that the tower was used as a lighthouse. Some people think that it is used for defensive purposes due to its solid structure. Also, some people think that the tower is a Latin-style tomb.
The building, which was used as a warehouse by Antalya Municipality in 1950, is not open for use now. The gates of the tower were opened only for a play called Epic of Gilgamesh. It is not possible to enter the Hidirlik tower. You can just walk around the tower.
In the building architecture, the Ottoman Empire, Seljuk Empire and Byzantine Empire architectures are seen together.
If you are interested in historical places, you can visit the Hidirlik Tower, which offers a nice view against the sea. Since the tower is located in the Kaleici Region, you can also visit the historical buildings and Karaalioglu Park around it. If you want to get more information about Karaalioglu Park, you can take a look at the article we prepared for you.