Antalya - the best "Flower City"
In the contest "Flower City" held in Canada, the management of the department of park and horticultural organizations of the municipality of Antalya won the first place. The administration of Antalya makes great efforts and invests huge funds in preserving, creating and maintaining an ecological urban landscape.
Over the past 4 years, 4 million square meters of new green spaces have been created in Antalya and the suburbs - parks, squares, green streets, etc. In the greening of the city by the city administration for 4 years invested 252 million lira, which is 8 times the amount for the previous 4 years.
Much attention is paid to environmental design in the modernization of the city. So, only within the framework of the project of Konyaalti Embankment a new green zone with the area of 30.000 m2 is formed and more than 5000 trees will be planted. Work on similar projects is also carried out in the suburbs of Antalya: Manavgat, Kumluca, Demre, Alanya, Finike. In parks, gardens, city landscapes, flowers grown in the greenhouses of Antalya are used, such greenhouses exist, for example, in the districts of Gyursu and Khurma. On the eve of the 2018 season, Antalya has already planted about 21 million colors. On the dividing lines of roads and intersections are planted long-lived olive trees, their age can reach 250 years. In Antalya diligently planted every piece of free land: intersections, overpasses, dividing lines, roofs of shopping centers. The residents themselves are motivated by the city administration for landscaping and decorating their own balconies and gardens with an annual competition for the most beautiful balcony / garden.
Every year the city blossoms ever brighter and becomes more and more attractive.