Tutuapp

Download Tinder 8.1.1. Find interesting people around you. Tinder is a dating app designed to help you find attractive people nearby to share common interests.Tinder Plus

Travel

Four seasons of Antalya, Turkey’s tourism paradise

Four seasons of Antalya, Turkey’s tourism paradise

Organized by the Antalya Governorate and Anadolu Agency (AA), Antalya's history, culture, beaches and nature will be featured, shedding light on Turkey's tourism capital under the auspices of a new project.

In the context of the project titled, "Four Seasons Antalya," award-winning photojournalist Ali İhsan Öztürk photographed Antalya's natural, cultural and historical sites, beaches and underwater beauties over the duration of one year.

Some of the photos taken in the scope of the project were taken by the Antalya Governorate and AA, and have since appeared in the press worldwide.

From Patara Beach to the horse and camel safaris on the sands reminiscent of the deserts in Egypt and from the wild goats in Akseki district to the underwater beauties of Antalya, the Four Seasons Antalya project included photographs from every season along with the region's Turkic nomadic yuruk culture and historical architecture.

Local products and certain values, which are sinking into oblivion, will be presented in book form and offered as a testament to future generations.

Visited by millions of tourists ever year, Antalya will also be featured with its history, culture and nature in addition to the so-called sea, beach and sun combination.

A reinterpretation of the city's culture and natural beauty

Speaking to AA, Antalya Mayor Münir Karaloğlu said that although numerous projects have already been conducted to promote Antalya through photography and video, projects have not been conceptual enough so far, warranting the launching of this latest project.

Speaking about the joint project conducted with AA, Karaloğlu stated that Antalya's beauties were reinterpreted for the purpose of this project, adding that its 19 districts are portrayed harmoniously.

"We work with AA's photojournalist Ali İhsan Öztürk who is regarded as a source of authority in terms of nature and scenery photography in Turkey. We wanted to unearth all the beauties of Antalya one more time from Ali İhsan's frames throughout a year," said Karaloğlu, adding that the project is still ongoing and will be conducted region-by-region and district-by-district.

Stressing that Antalya is not just composed of the traditional sand, beach and sun triage, Karaloğlu noted that the city is an extraordinary spot which is rooted in history, splendid culture and nature.

Karaloğlu stated that they want to reveal Antalya's richness in the most thorough way possible, adding: "This joint project we have conducted with AA, will bring a new dimension to tourism. We aim to re-offer alternative tourism spots both to tourism agencies and tourists alike. For example, the wild goats living in the Giden Gelmez Mountains in Akseki district, which offers another dimension of nature all year-round, will be integrated into tourism. Akseki is the only spot where you can observe wild goats with the naked eye in the world."

Karaloğlu also mentioned that they will open a conceptual photography exhibition featuring the four seasons of Antalya.

Source: Daily Sabah

Share

Travel
@https://www.twitter.com/GoodMorningTR

GoodMorningTurkey.com is your online news source about Turkey which has become one of the most closely followed and frequently discussed countries in the world. Turkey is increasingly becoming involved in world affairs, with its positive economic developments and intercultural interactions. Being strategically located between Asia, Europe and Middle East, geographically Turkey is playing an important role in the world affairs. Turkey has become world focus, and a role model country for many surrounding neighbors as a result of the recent developments and changes in the region.

More in Travel

Subject of myths for centuries, Kazdağları welcomes tourists to its natural wonders

Good Morning TurkeyNovember 14, 2017

Guide to Turkey’s iconic ancient ruins

Good Morning TurkeyNovember 10, 2017

Tourists fall for beauty of fishing town Kıyıköy in Thrace

Good Morning TurkeyNovember 7, 2017

Gorgeous fall colors at Lake Ulugöl

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 31, 2017

Experience autumn in Turkish fairy tale Ihlara Valley

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 30, 2017

Turkish hitchhiker tours world, takes father with him

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 30, 2017

Eat, pray and love in Bursa: Former Ottoman capital keeps up with the modern

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 27, 2017

World heritage site Mount Nemrut attracts 52,000 tourists in southeastern Turkey

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 26, 2017

Eastern Thrace’s Ganos Mountain a palette of autumn colors

Good Morning TurkeyOctober 25, 2017

GoodMorningTurkey.com is your online news source about Turkey which has become one of the most closely followed and frequently discussed countries in the world. Turkey is increasingly becoming involved in world affairs, with its positive economic developments and intercultural interactions. Being strategically located between Asia, Europe and Middle East, geographically Turkey is playing an important role in the world affairs. Turkey has become world focus, and a role model country for many surrounding neighbors as a result of the recent developments and changes in the region.

Pages

  • About Us
  • Advertise Us
  • Contact Us
  • Register
  • Copyright ©2013 - 2015 Good Morning Turkey. Powered by Design Media Land,LLC.