Red Tower, Alanya

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A 13th-century architectural masterpiece and landmark, Red Tower is considered the symbol of the city of Alanya--as evidenced by its incorporation into the city's flag. Built in 1221 under the sultan's orders to protect the shipyard, the octagonal, Seljuk-style structure stands 33 m (108 ft) high and 12.5 m (41 ft) wide. The tower gets its name from the red brick used in construction, whose color remains bright and noticeable today along the coastline. Enter to see the museum housed within, which opened in 1979 and includes exhibits on the history of the tower, town, and heraldry. Plan to see Red Tower and other attractions that appeal to you using our Alanya trip app.
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  • The Red Tower is located at the end of the harbour, just up from the jetty. The opening hours where 9.00 am - 19.00 pm in the summer. Entrance fee was 7 TL or 10 TL with the Shipyard or 14 TL with...  more »
  • I could'n be more surprised when I went in to the Red tower. With skilful lighting and all those arches I felt like I'd been in a cathedral or is some other holy place. There was quiet so it was easy....  more »

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