Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Tourism
The existence of Manavgat river, enabled Manavgat town to be popular in terms of agriculture, animal husbandry and tourism. The name of Manavgat river during antiquity was Melas. Melas means ‘black water” in Greek. Nowadays, thousand of tourists have daily boat tours and between Manavgat, Alanya, Side and Manavgat waterfall. Manavgat river, along with the advancement in tourism, became also an important investment place for trout feeding, boat and yacht construction. Titreyen Göl Lake, which was formed as a result of the Manavgat River delta being filled with atluvia, are strikingly beautiful.
Archiîecture Shaped by Water
The river running into water through drawing curve, formed a peninsula, with beautiful beach and magnificent view. The composition of beach, sun and the sea forms a miracle of nature, The local name of this region is ‘Boğaz’, ‘Canyon’. Titreyengöl’s existence is the outcome of this natural miracle.
Titreyengöl and Sorgun region are the great places with strikingly beautiful lake right by the sea between the pine forests and spotless beach. Along the Titreyengöl beach, one can watk by hours and watch the irresistable sunset and enjoy the evening. Nowadays, Titreyengöl and Sorgun region have the most popular five-star hotels. Hotels have 18,000 bed capacity.
Manavgat River, originates from 980 m high of eastern slopes of Taurus Mountains. River flows by 93 kms and runs into Mediterranean sea. Manavgat flows through unique sarp and deep canyons and reaches the Oymapınar dam, 185 m high constructed by forming a concrete arc.
After Oymapınar dam, it reaches the Manavgat barrage. It resembles an inland sea with small islands, deep and beautiful bays where there are lots of fish restaurants and beaches. On Manavgat river, there is one of the most