Antalya , Turkey's principal holiday resort city on the Mediterranean, embodies the contrast between the majestic coastline of beaches and rocky coves and the towering Taurus Mountains.Here the ancient Attalera, named after the King II of Pergamum, was founded in the 2nd century B.C. Today Palm-Lined boulevards, beautiful parks, historical constructions, monuments, museums and the picturesque old quarter of Kaleiçi blend together to create an ideal holiday atmosphere.