Antalya Yavuz Özcan Park
Parking area: No.
Entrance fee: No.
Closed days: No.
Distance from Antalya Republic Square (City Center): 500 m on foot, 1.2 km by car
Distance from Antalya international airport: 15.5 km (Mersin-Antalya main roads/D400)
Distance from Antalya bus station: 7.6 km (Dumlupınar Blv., Sakıp Sabancı Blv. Konyaaltı St.)
Importance and general aspects:
It is a park built on a cliff overlooking the sea in the center of Antalya. The view, which presents the history and nature together, is worth seeing. In addition, there is a cleft next to the park, named Kadın Yarı ( Woman’s Cleft) which is famous for its old story. According to this story, women who cheated on their husbands in old times were put in a sack with a cat and thrown into this cleft. The reason for using cats in punishment was that it symbolized the ungratefulness14.
How to get there
It is within walking distance to many places in the city center. You can also use taxi, tram, car or bike.
What to do?
It is a place worth seeing with its unique view.
What to eat?
There are a lot of restaurants and cafes near the park.