The Mermerli and Karaalioğlu parks, just east of Kaleiçi, offer some well-needed shade and contain a number of pleasant tea gardens, with views stretching along the coast. In the northwestern corner, the Hıdırlık Kulesi, a round Roman tower, is the best place in town to watch the frequently spectacular sunsets over the snowcapped mountains and the gulf of Antalya.

The Hasan Subaşı Kültür Parkı, or the Atatürk Kültür Merkezi (AKM), 3km west of the centre, is a cliff-top park, theatre and exhibition centre and a favourite spot for joggers, roller-bladers and Sunday strollers, with tea gardens and children’s playgrounds on site.

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