Antalya Dosemealti District Guide

Antalya City Guide

Döşemealtı is one of the new central districts of Antalya province. It is located in the north of Antalya. It is famous for its hand woven carpets. The district, which has a very rich flora, is surrounded by pine forests on all four sides. In the district, where the Mediterranean climate is in a state, the summers are quite hot, the winters are rainy and mild. A large part of the district’s past great economy is based on agriculture. Cotton, olive, wheat, barley and corn were produced intensively in the district. However, the opening of the district to development also allowed for industrialization. Agriculture, which constituted a great intensity of its economy for a long time, varied in its economy as the region was an organized second zone. Today, its economy develops depending on the organized industry.

This district, which is famous all over the world with its carpets, was very popular in the Byzantine, Ottoman and Seljuk periods. Since the number of places to visit is quite high, it is an ideal district for history buffs who want to visit and see. Tourists coming to the district usually visit this district to visit historical sites rather than take a vacation. It is located 20 km from the center of Antalya.

Check out the most comprehensive Döşemealtı district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Döşemealtı” or “How to get to Döşemealtı ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




73 / km2

4,13 %

687 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Döşemealtı ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Döşemealtı, there is only one state hospital named as Döşemealtı State Hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Döşemealtı or real estate for rent in Döşemealtı , you are on the right page. As of the end of July 2020 in Antalya, Döşemealtı district, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 27.80% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 150 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of July 2020, the most appreciated neighborhoods in Antalya’s Döşemealtı district are Altınkale, Nebiler, Yeşilbayır, Bahçeyaka, Tomalar, respectively.

Accommodation in Döşemealtı has been so easy at the last years. Döşemealtı is an important industry center of Antalya,it’s possible to find many different accommodation alternatives in the city.

You will find the answers of the “Best places to visit in Döşemealtı” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Döşemealtı” questions in this guide. Karain Cave is the most popular touristic place of Döşemealtı. It is located in the Yağca Village of the district. Karain Cave which is one of Turkey’s largest natural caves. Thanks to many archaeological excavations, it has provided detailed information about the Paleolithic age. Termessos Ancient City is the other stop for tourists. The ancient city, located on the road to the Karain Cave, has hosted many civilizations. It is a very flamboyant city founded by Solyms, one of the oldest peoples of Anatolia. The ancient city, located in the national park, also hosts structures that shed light on history. Within the borders of Turkey it is one of the best preserved ancient city. The Güver Canyon is 2km long and 30m wide. It has rich vegetation and has a depth of 115 m. The canyon, which is a true wonder of nature, is among the places frequented by tourists, especially in summer. It is among the places frequented by those who want to find peace by walking and see the rich flora up close.

The official foundation date of the Ariassos Ancient City is BC 189/188. There are ruins of the magnificent city located in the region called Pisidia in ancient times. In this ancient city located on the Toros mountains, it was revealed as a result of archaeological studies that viticulture and winemaking was done. In addition, olive oil was produced in the city. The ruins of this city, where ancient Roman remains are found, are at an altitude of 900-1000 m in the Toros Mountains. It is known that life in the city ended after the Byzantine period.

If you are coming from abroad, Antalya Gazipaşa or Muğla Dalaman Airport will be the best solution for you. It’s possible to find direct flights from many important cities of the world today to Antalya. On the other hand, you can use road transportation to visit Döşemealtı. It’s very easy to find direct bus lines to Antalya from many important cities of Turkey.


Enes Sahin

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