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Antalya, İbradı and Ormana Village

Although İbradı, which is located in Antalya and stretches back to the Ancient Erymna City, is actually a small town, it is a must-see place with its rich history, unique features and untouched nature. Ormana Village, on the other hand, is a neighborhood of İbradı, but it has a beauty that will astonish those who see it with its button houses, lush nature and existing historical ruins.

In this article, we would like to tell you about this natural wonder region, İbradı and Ormana Village, its rich culture, nature, architectural structure, historical ruins, button houses and the extensive opportunities that Yörük Ali Mansion offers you.

166 km from Antalya. If you go to the east, 26 km west of Akseki and accept the Ancient Melas River as the administrative border, you will arrive at İbradı, which is a natural wonder and unique beauty.

When you meet the local people who make a living from viticulture, agriculture, animal husbandry, forest products, chestnut and honey production, you will witness how hardworking and hospitable their people are. In the town where the average temperature is 25-30 degrees, you will stay comfortably with the breeze of the Mediterranean climate in summer and winter.

The plateaus and plains in İbradı provide a great advantage for both animal husbandry and those who want to camp. It is said that even the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubat used İbradı as a summer residence. The natural water resources in these plateaus offer a great blessing to summer house owners and livestock producers with their coolness. Since the humidity is very low, the absence of sweating even when the temperature is high is a treasure in Antalya.

When you see the diversity of the vegetation, you will understand that nature has been very generous here. If you try the honey produced in İbradı once, you will never forget it. Home to many endemic plants, İbradı is frequently visited by botanists, and this wealth surprises everyone who sees it. Among the endemic plants that grow here, especially Snowdrop and Peony fascinate those who see it; It is exhibited to the public at the Snowdrop Festival held in the first week of April every year. Grape Festival is held in September every year.

Ibtida, high school and many madrasahs were established in the town, which did not lag behind in science and science since the Ottoman period; Numerous scientists have been trained. Many scientists, politicians and statesmen emerged from İbradı, whose education level increased with the Republic. The people of the region also attach great importance to education and training; everyone can read and write and the level of culture is quite high.

In addition to its natural beauties, historical buildings that have been preserved from the past to the present seem to be scattered in every corner of İbradı. The number of Roman ruins is quite high between Ormana Town and Productlu Village. Thanks to the historical heritage and cultural structure inherited from the past, İbradı has a unique texture. This unique texture can be noticed from speech to clothes, food, architectural structure, customs and traditions to folklore. Kadı mansions and button houses are the best examples of this.

The mountainous geography of the district creates a unique natural tourism potential, especially suitable for safari tours and day trips. Again, 7 historical mansions in İbradı Center were taken under protection and brought into tourism.

Ormana Village of İbradı district has a beauty that will surprise everyone with its clean nature, unique architectural structure, cultural elements and deep-rooted history. With its structure intertwined with nature and preserved buildings, it hosts thousands of local and foreign tourists every year. Thanks to the forest surrounding the village, the Taurus Mountains, waterfalls, caves and plateaus, this place is like a paradise on earth.

When you go to the highlands, you will be able to take an enormous nature walk among the endemic plants, trik squirrels, rabbits, pine and tar trees. It can drink the milk of goats raised in the region and fed completely naturally; You can enjoy the organic cheese and yoghurt obtained from their milk. Shepherd’s cheese, stew in casserole and meatballs in the village are just some of the local delicacies.

Do not be surprised by the presence of stray horses that will roam around you during your trip. These are the yamki horses from the Ottoman period, accustomed to living alone in nature. Your soul will be relieved as you see their freedom.

The Button Houses you will see in Ormana Village, where Mediterranean breezes and the magical scent of trees meet thanks to the plateaus that keep their cool even in the summer heat, are impressive that you will not want to go out of your life. In its construction, only wood and stone are preferred instead of cement and mortar; These structures, which are usually two-storied, are like living creatures with spirits and living together with the village. Button houses got their name from the fact that the vertically positioned parts of the wooden skeleton of the building resemble buttons when seen from outside the walls. These houses, built with the masonry technique, still maintain their strength and beauty and fascinate those who see them. The restoration of the houses is carried out by the local people who are trained on this subject.

In the time of İbradı, which is thought to be preserved and somewhat isolated until today, it served as a junction providing a passage in the Taurus Mountains during the Seljuk period. This inn, where trade caravans stayed, was built in the 13th century and has been carefully preserved by the people of the region until today. With the coins bearing the name of İbradı town and minted during the Ottoman period, it is understood how much importance this place was in history.

Altınbeşik Cave, named after Altınbeşik Hill, is a natural wonder of İbradı district. Adorned with stalagmites, white travertines and stalactites, the cave has Turkey’s largest and the world’s third largest underground lake. Especially in recent years, the natural structure, which has attracted the attention of domestic and foreign tourists, offers the opportunity to visit the inside of the cave and the lake with excursion boats. Altınbeşik Cave It is located on the western slope of the deep and steep Manavgat Valley, within the Altınbeşik Cave National Park, southeast of Ürünlü Village in the İbradı district of Antalya.

Altınbeşik National Park is a national park developed around a cave system established in the karstic structure of the Taurus Mountains in Antalya. Surrounded by the magical scents of karst topography and pine forests, the park will impress the visitors and will not go beyond a lifetime with its unique beauty. The national park is fed by a three-storey, 2500-meter-long, 101-meter-highest cave as its main source. Altınbeşik Cave, which is the point where the waters coming from the Büyük Sinkhole, Oruç Sinkhole and Feyzullah Sinkhole emptied into the Manavgat Creek, is one of the most beautiful caves in Turkey. The depth of the lake inside the cave reaches 15 meters in places and swimming in this lake is prohibited. Visitors reach their destination by passing through the lake in a 1.15-hour journey with life jackets.

This great system that draws the waters of Kızılova, Kambos and Söbüce ends in Altınbeşik-Düdensuyu Cave under Oruç Düdeni Cave. Thus, this great underground water system is one of the longest and largest karst systems in the world, with a bird flight length of more than 100 km. The water coming out of the cave is connected with Beyşehir Lake. Since it stays in the water, the cave is made with boats and boats.

There is a bridge made of a natural rock block in the middle of the lake, and at the end of this lake, the 44-meter travertine amazes those who see it. However, the cave, which is opened to visitors in summer and spring, is completely covered with water in autumn and winter and is naturally closed.

Located in Antalya Manavgat and on the old trade route connecting the Central Anatolia Region to the Mediterranean, Kargıhan welcomes visitors from the past to the present. Although there is no epitaph, it is dated to the period of Sultan Gıyaseddin Keyhusrev from the Seljuk period. It consists of closed cells adorned around an open courtyard; There is a closed rectangular section. The main hall and other cells are vaulted. The portal in the rectangular area has a unique beauty. Kargihan is a place that must be visited by those who go here.

There are countless activities for those who visit İbradı, one of the heavenly corners of the earth, and Ormana Village. Those who like calm can visit button houses, relax at Yörük Ali Mansion, take fresh air in the highlands and feast on organic food, participate in festivals and take part in nature walks. Adventure lovers can also do safari and diving activities; They can try activities such as water sports and canoying organized in the canyons in the vicinity and in Manavgat. History buffs can examine the ruins of the ancient city, wander through the streets smelling of history, look at the untouched architectural structures and observe the folkloric elements unique to the town and preserved. There is an activity here that will be good for people of all characters.

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