When you come to Belek, which is a popular district of Antalya and has great hotels, you may be looking for places to visit and beautify your holiday in Belek. In this article, we have listed Belek places to visit and stay for you.
1. Aspendos Ancient City and Theater
Aspendos Ancient City and Theatre is located seventeen and a half kilometers northeast of Belek and within the borders of Belkıs Village, which architecturally consists of a semi-circular area of fifty-eight meters. Visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, Aspendos is one of Turkey’s most famous and most important historical buildings. Aspendos Theater, which has been recorded in the literature as the best acoustic theatre in the world, has a total capacity of twenty thousand people when the seating areas are calculated. In this ancient theatre, many events such as concerts and theatre performances are held today. In addition to the famous Aspendos theatre, there are many aesthetic archaeological structures from the Roman, Byzantine, and Hellenistic periods, such as many aqueducts, carefully maintained walls and wonderful sculptures in the Aspendos Ancient City. You must visit this place in your Belek vacations.
2. Aspendos Bridge
It is also known as Aspendos Bridge, Belkıs Bridge, Old Bridge, and Köprüpazar Bridge in the ancient city of Aspendos, located on the Antalya-Alanya route, within the borders of Belkıs Village of Serik district. The construction of this bridge was carried out in the Roman Period of the fourth century. This bridge was originally built as the Eurymedon Bridge and this bridge collapsed after an earthquake. A new bridge was built on this foundation by the Seljuk ruler Alaeddin Keykubat. The Aspendos Bridge, which is still standing today, has nine arches and is two hundred and fifty-nine and a half meters long in total. You should visit Aspendos Bridge during your holiday in Belek.
3. Garden of Religions (Garden of Tolerance)
Located in Belek, where the foreign tourist potential is quite high, the Garden of Religions is a very important place for the guests to fulfill their religious duties and perform their rituals. Each of the places of worship in this garden shows its own belief with its architectural features and the religious objects in it. In addition, right in the middle of this garden is a pool symbolizing that man was created pure and without sin, and around this pool are three peacock statues representing three monotheistic religions.
4. Belek Public Beach
Belek Public Beach or Belek Beach Park, one of the cleanest beaches in Belek, is one of the blue flag beaches. This free beach, which does not look like the clean and quality beaches of five-star hotels, is one of the indispensables of Belek. Belek Public Beach, besides functioning as a facility, also hosts many events such as concerts, volleyball tournaments, various competitions, and sports events.
5. Bogazkent Public Beach
Boğazkent Public Beach, one of the beaches that won the blue flag in the Serik district of Antalya, is located nine kilometers east of Belek district. Since this beach is very quiet and calm, it is an ideal swimming place for tourists looking for peace with its clean sea and naturalness that has managed to protect itself. Bogazkent Public Beach, which has a length of approximately one hundred and fifty meters, also has facilities such as sun loungers, umbrellas, toilets, and showers.
6. Perge Ancient City
The Ancient City of Perge, one of the most beautiful and richest cities in the world during the Hellenistic period, is the city where Apollonius of Perge, a famous mathematician, was born and lived. This ancient city is located twenty-eight kilometers northwest of Belek and is within the borders of the Aksu district. Although it is not directly connected to Belek, it is only 20 to 25 minutes from Belek to reach the ancient city of Perge, which is one of the must-see places.
7. Sillyon Ancient City
In the ancient city of Sillyon, which has the ruins of houses and streets in the northwest direction, and structures such as the Byzantine Church, Seljuk Mosque, and cisterns in the west, there is an ancient theatre and odeon for eight thousand people. In addition to these structures, this ancient city, which has a bath from the Seljuk period, Seljuk Masjid Stadium, towers, and water cisterns, is currently in ruins.
8. Düden Waterfall
Düden Waterfall, one of Turkey’s most famous waterfalls, is located in the Kepez Mahallesi of Antalya’s Kepez district. This waterfall is also called the Iskender Waterfall, as Alexander the Great gave water to his horses from this waterfall while passing through this region. This waterfall, which has a height of forty meters, amazes everyone who sees it as it flows down. It is also possible to have a picnic in the recreation areas around the Düden Waterfall.
9. Belek Clock Tower
Known as the Belek Clock Tower, one of the historical buildings of Belek, this building stands out with its ancient history. This structure, especially from the past of the Ottoman Empire, is known as the symbolic element of Belek. There are trinkets, magnets, and many postcard types belonging to this clock tower that you will visit in Belek. The souvenirs you will encounter in this area will be good items for the Belek Clock Tower, which you will visit. You can choose the items of this building to leave a memory for yourself and your loved ones.
10. Belek Golf Courses
Golf courses, one of the most famous places in Belek, come to the fore in the field of tourism. Golf courses that host millions of people are located in every location. Famous golfers and professional players will be among the tourists visiting Belek. You will also encounter a natural view at Belek Golf Courses, which has the best golf courses in Turkey. The fact that golf is practiced in these areas that reflect the natural beauty in the best way and that many tourists prefer these locations highlights the leadership in tourism. In addition, the natural beauty of the golf courses and their presence in many areas have made it the symbol of Belek.
You can also join daily tours by reviewing the daily tour list in Belek below.