Located in the center of Alanya, the Shipyard is a 57 m long and 40 m deep shipyard structure; It consists of 5 vaulted eyes, each of which is 7.70 m wide, the longest 43 m and the shortest 32 m long, and pointed arched walls separating the eyes from each other.
Located in the center of Alanya, the Shipyard is a 57 m long and 40 m deep shipyard structure; It consists of 5 vaulted eyes, each of which is 7.70 m wide, the longest 43 m and the shortest 32 m long, and pointed arched walls separating the eyes from each other. The vents in the vaults of the shipyard, whose walls are made of cut stone, arches and vaults of brick, allow both light to enter and smoke to come out.
The land sides of the eyes, where the sea does not penetrate completely, are partially pebbly and some of them are rocks. There is a fresh water well on the land side of the third eye. The shipyard structure, which is positioned to make the most of daylight; It was built at different levels to keep rock breaking to a minimum.
Alanya shipyard; It is a permanent shipyard with not only shipbuilding or winter accommodation for ships, but also ironworks, administrative and warehouse areas where repairs, sailing and ship equipment can be made. Permanent shipyards serve two purposes. The first is to allow the construction of large boats in the winter period, and the second is to accommodate unused boats.
The shipyard, in which boat construction and repair continued until the 1960s, today serves as a museum dealing with the subject of maritime and ships. While walking on a wooden walkway from the entrance, 1 antique period crane in the 1st eye, 1 uncoated towing boat, 1 mizena (located in the stern of the boat, which is a fast sailing sailboat used in the Ottoman navy in every period for logistics and supply in the 2nd eye) mast) and 1 mast (the piece placed horizontally for sailing on the mast), 1 main mast (the longest mast of the boat) in the 3rd eye, tools used in shipbuilding and a fresh water well, ancient age anchors in the 4th eye, in the 5th eye You can see the instruments used in navigating ships.
The shipyard is a historical place that will allow you to travel in history while walking in it. It has a charming atmosphere with its appearance from the outside. This structure, which merges with the sea, is a view that you can watch without getting tired. When you see the Shipyard, you can't get enough of taking pictures. As you wander through it, you will find yourself imagining those days in history.
Walking around with the awareness that there is a historical memory wherever you step will take you back to those days. The view of the shipyard is magnificent, day or night. Watching the sea with the view of the shipyard in the evenings when the moon hits the sea is an invaluable peace.
The shipyard is located next to the Kızılkule, near the cafes where you can eat and drink while enjoying the view of these two magnificent historical buildings. You can sit here in summer and winter and enjoy the view and the perfect air of Alanya, and you can breathe in the smell of the sea. You can find detailed information about Kızılkule, one of the valuable historical buildings of Alanya, here.
Alanya, which is intertwined with history, offers its guests many beauties together. We recommend that our guests who are planning a holiday in Alanya include a visit to the shipyard in their plans.
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