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Address: Old Town, Antalya, Turkey
Phone Number: 5322748556
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: A historical site not to be missed. Just off Atatürk Boulevard you’ll see...
A historical site not to be missed. Just off Atatürk Boulevard you’ll see the impressive three double arches of the gates, which were erected in 130 to celebrate the visit of Emperor Hadrian. Legend has it that in ancient times, the queen of Sheba passed through the middle arch on her way to Aspensos and spent a happy night with King Salomon. With the exception of the columns, the arch is made from white marble and is richly decorated.
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It is in the centre of Antalya city and easy accessable by walk if staying in Keleici area. Tramway very close to Hadrian gate. Nice lightings and pleasant atmoshpere in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

lots of shops and things to potter around, nice if your in the area to have a look around. I don't know if I'd specifically go to see the gate but it was nice to see whilst I was there.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I loved everything about this old part of the city, shops and restaurants on every corner, full of atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It is in the centre of Antalya city and easy accessable by walk if staying in Keleici area. Tramway very close to Hadrian gate. Nice lightings and pleasant atmoshpere in the evening and Surrounded by shops and pubs. Gate filled with historical Roman architecture If you are in town spend a visit.

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Fussa, Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Definitely worth the stop if your exploring the old city. Great place to take pictures though if your driving parking might be a bit difficult to find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This gate dates back to the Roman era, its architecture is amazing and has been restaured. This is a great point to start your exploration in the Old City.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

To think that something that dates back to the first century is still around today is just amazing! It's had some repairs to help preservation but is still incredible.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had this to my list of things to see in Kaleci while I walked around in circles getting lost. Found it easier by walking on the outside of the wall. Worth a couple of pictures.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It is a very nice gate, or at least it has been. Now unfortunately it is surrounded by tourist shops and bars. Nevertheless as it is in the city center of Antalya you should go and see it if you are there anyways

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nice trip out of the all inclusive hotel. However if you have been a bit around Europe this is nothing that will blow your mind. Just a nice touristic place with some roman arches and clean. Would not go there just for it.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Hadrian's Gate is a landmark dating to the Roman times (read the history on the posted signs). They have covered the center lane with a bridge (likely for preservation reasons) so it's difficult to see where the grooves from the carts are unless one goes around and kneels on the floor. A very important note about the vicinity, though, is... More 

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