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[{"address":"Çankaya Simitçisi","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.8861949619173,"longitude":30.71072990000003},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Legendary Simits in Antalya: Çankaya Simitçisi**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F1.jpg?alt=media&token=1eb8f6fc-25a6-495e-99f0-afb3120f209b"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Çankaya Simitçisi! Are you ready to indulge in one of the most beloved snacks in Turkey? I bet you didn't know that simit, a type of sesame-covered bread, is a staple snack in Turkish cuisine. And this stop, Çankaya Simitçisi, is known for making some of the best simit in all of Antalya.\n\nAs one of Antalya's top-notch culinary destinations, Çankaya Simitçisi is a must-visit for any foodie exploring the city. As a local guide, I’m excited to introduce you to this beloved spot that serves up delicious freshly baked simits throughout the day.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F11.jpg?alt=media&token=8b839616-06b2-48d9-89d7-aa86aefbe34f"},{"type":"text","content":"In Turkey, simit is synonymous with breakfast and is often enjoyed with cheese, jam, or honey. But why stop there? Why not pair it with your favorite Turkish tea or coffee? At Çankaya Simitçisi, you'll have a wide range of simits to choose from. Whether you want a plain or sesame-covered one or perhaps a sweet version with chocolate or cinnamon, they have it all.\n\nTrust me; there is no better way to explore Turkish culture than immersing yourself in the local cuisine. So don't be shy, order a few simits, and indulge in the flavors of Turkey. You won't be disappointed.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F111.jpg?alt=media&token=2ea5f439-fd74-42b6-abcf-8b428d291c53"},{"type":"text","content":"Before we move to the next stop, is there anything more delightful than biting into an excellent simit on a sunny day? Take your time, enjoy the snack and let me know when you're ready to continue on our culinary journey."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 9 am–5 pm\nTuesday 9 am–5 pm\nWednesday 9 am–5 pm\nThursday 9 am–5 pm\nFriday 9 am–5 pm\nSaturday 9 am–5 pm\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Location","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/wxcLNWAbyVJxaRw39"}]},{"address":"Can Can Pide Yemek Salonu","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.88523811191687,"longitude":30.71081724999998},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Delicious Pide Haven: Can Can Pide**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F4.jpg?alt=media&token=23e3228f-e347-4747-89ad-b9b737aab9fc"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome fellow foodies! Are you ready to experience the taste of Turkey? You've arrived at Can Can Pide Yemek Salonu, a traditional Turkish restaurant that serves some of the best pide (Turkish pizza) in Antalya.\n\nAs a local guide, I can't resist telling you that Can Can Pide Yemek Salonu has been serving delicious pide for more than 20 years. Did you know that the owner, Uncle Kamil, started this restaurant in a tiny kitchen with just a few tables? Now, it's a local favorite that attracts people from all around the city. So, if you're after tasty, authentic Turkish food, you're in the right place.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F44.jpg?alt=media&token=fa395767-66aa-428b-96e0-de972fce643f"},{"type":"text","content":"There's a saying in Antalya that goes,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"The pide at Can Can Pide Yemek Salonu tastes like home.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"And it's true! The food here is made with love, passion, and the freshest ingredients, just like a homemade meal. You'll be transported to the kitchen of a Turkish grandmother as soon as you take your first bite.\n\nTake a moment to indulge in the savory and aromatic food that surrounds you. You'll notice that the restaurant's atmosphere is cozy, welcoming, and full of character. You can also watch the skillful chefs preparing the food in front of you, making it a unique and interactive experience.\n\nOh, and one more thing! You need to try their famous yogurt drink, ayran. It's the perfect refreshing drink that compliments the pide perfectly.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F444.jpg?alt=media&token=9cd5ff17-9085-467e-99c8-68da2bf3a232"},{"type":"text","content":"This is one of the many culinary destinations on our tour, so if you’re not already craving the best pide in town, you will be in a minute. Take your time, eat to your heart's content, and let me know when you're ready to move on to our next stop.\n\nEnjoy!\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 7 am–11 pm\nTuesday 7 am–11 pm\nWednesday 7 am–11 pm\nThursday 7 am–11 pm\nFriday 7 am–11 pm\nSaturday 7 am–11 pm\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Location","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/mVk67D8p2Zmwebrc7"}]},{"address":"FATMA SULTAN RESTAURANT (TÜRK MUTFAĞI)","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.88342541191608,"longitude":30.71082589999998},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Turkish Delights at Fatma Sultan, Antalya**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F6.jpg?alt=media&token=46803209-7ba6-43d6-8f54-e1b28975c2b5"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome, hungry travelers, to the Fatma Sultan Restaurant, where Turkish cuisine comes alive! Did you know that Turkish dishes are known for their bold flavors and colorful presentation? You're in for a gastronomic treat!\n\nAs the famous chef Yotam Ottolenghi said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Turkish food is a true surprise. As adventurous as any I have come across. Explosive and exciting…\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"and that's why I'm so excited to be bringing you to this stop on our \"Eat your way through Antalya\" culinary tour."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F66.jpg?alt=media&token=3a09f430-1b03-4378-bca1-04540bf7480a"},{"type":"text","content":"We've arrived at one of the best places to try Turkish cuisine. The Fatma Sultan restaurant is located in the historic Kaleici district and boasts a menu filled with traditional Turkish dishes, such as kebabs, lentil soup, and Baklava. The flavors and aromas truly make it a memorable dining experience.\n\nAs a seasoned foodie, let me suggest some of my favorite dishes to try. For the meat lovers, I recommend trying chelo kebab, a juicy and perfectly cooked kebab. If you're feeling adventurous you could try the iconic Iskender Kebap made of thin slices of lamb with tomato sauce over pieces of pita bread with melted butter yogurt. And last but not least don't forget to try Turkish tea!\n\nWhile you're here, take a moment to enjoy the setting. The restaurant is situated in a beautiful old building with a small garden courtyard decorated with traditional textiles and ornaments. It's the perfect place to relax and enjoy some downtime.\n\nOne thing you'll appreciate at the Fatma Sultan restaurant is its top-level hygiene practices, making it stand out as a clean and safe place to try new foods. As you savor your meal, take in the history and ancient culture of Turkey that this restaurant embodies.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F666.jpg?alt=media&token=7f7d8936-0e7a-4e14-8680-4bdb14a8e432"},{"type":"text","content":"So go ahead, indulge in a mouth-watering meal and discover the flavors of Turkish cuisine for yourself! When you're done, we'll move on to our next culinary adventure.\n\nEnjoy and let's move on when you're ready.\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 9 am–10 pm\nTuesday 9 am–10:30 pm\nWednesday 9 am–10 pm\nThursday 9 am–10 pm\nFriday 9 am–10 pm\nSaturday 9 am–10 pm\nSunday Closed"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"https://www.fatmasultanrestaurant.com/"}]},{"address":"LUNA GARDEN","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.88370936191621,"longitude":30.70911255000002},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Enchanting Oasis: LUNA GARDEN, Antalya**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F5.jpg?alt=media&token=b9d10fc6-a350-47d7-9d41-f45bb2ed5886"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Luna Garden! This is Emmi, your local tour guide. Did you know that Luna Garden used to be a Roman warehouse hundreds of years ago? Today, it's a beautifully refurbished garden located in the heart of Antalya's Kaleici district.\n\nAs a famous poet once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"So, let's take a moment and appreciate the beauty around us. The garden is filled with blooming flowers, greenery, and a peaceful pond. In the summer, the pond is filled with waterlilies and goldfish, creating a serene atmosphere that feels like an escape from the bustling streets of Antalya."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F55.jpg?alt=media&token=9dfa9b4e-d1b0-45e9-833a-9cdcceddb615"},{"type":"text","content":"As we look around, notice the traditional Ottoman house, also known as a konak, located in the garden. This konak is over 100 years old and has been restored to its original glory. The house's architecture gives insight into Antalya's Ottoman-era culture and is a must-see for anyone interested in history and architecture.\n\nBut Luna Garden isn't just a beautiful park; it's also a popular spot for locals and tourists to relax and enjoy some snacks. The garden has a variety of food and drink vendors offering traditional Turkish delights such as simit, gözleme, and freshly squeezed pomegranate juice.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F555.jpg?alt=media&token=b8b26e40-1dfe-4876-be67-cadde3ee421e"},{"type":"text","content":"Take your time and absorb the peaceful atmosphere around you. When you’re ready, let's move on to the next stop on our culinary tour of Antalya."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 10 am–1 am\nTuesday 10 am–1 am\nWednesday 10 am–1 am\nThursday 10 am–1 am\nFriday 10 am–1 am\nSaturday 10 am–1 am\nSunday 10 am–1 am"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website ","content":"https://www.lunagarden.com.tr/"}]},{"address":"Çıtır Balık","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.88182086191537,"longitude":30.707981550000007},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Crispy Seafood Delights: Çıtır Balık, Antalya**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F3.jpg?alt=media&token=c7f8151f-f2ca-4c6c-8048-ef6f1f702f12"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Çıtır Balık! Did you know that this is considered one of the best fish restaurants in all of Antalya? I bet you didn't know that! As a lover of seafood, I always make sure to stop here whenever I have the chance.\n\nAs one famous food critic once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"The food at Çıtır Balık is so fresh, it will make you feel like you're dining right on the Mediterranean.**\""},{"type":"text","content":"So true! The grilled octopus is a must-try, and the calamari is to die for."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F33.jpg?alt=media&token=4353ff7b-d3cf-433d-ae00-ff58577909dc"},{"type":"text","content":"In addition to the amazing food, I also love the atmosphere here. The outdoor seating area is so charming, and it's the perfect spot to soak up the sun and enjoy the sea breeze.\n\nBut what really sets this stop apart is the value! For the quality of the food and the experience, the prices here are unbeatable. Trust me, you won't find a better deal in town.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F333.jpg?alt=media&token=09d1f4ed-8aed-4143-a764-e718a661ad88"},{"type":"text","content":"So, take your time and savor your meal here at Çıtır Balık. When you're ready, let's move on to the next stop on our culinary adventure. Bon appétit!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 12 pm–12 am\nTuesday 12 pm–12 am\nWednesday 12 pm–12 am\nThursday 12 pm–12 am\nFriday 12 pm–12 am\nSaturday 12 pm–12 am\nSunday 12 pm–12 am"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/SfAZve5o8oteNG7D9"}]},{"address":"Tarihi Ankara Simit Fırını","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":36.88030096191473,"longitude":30.710562000000003},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Timeless Simit Tradition: Tarihi Ankara**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F2.jpg?alt=media&token=eaf7e013-d3cf-4407-85b3-5c048edf6e6b"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Tarihi Ankara Simit Fırını! Have you ever tasted a simit? Well, here's your chance! As a local, I can tell you that simit is a popular Turkish snack that is usually eaten for breakfast or with tea in the afternoon. And, did you know that Tarihi Ankara Simit Fırını is the oldest bakery in the city that serves them? Yes, that's right!\n\nAs we stand here in front of the bakery, take a deep breath and inhale the lovely aroma of freshly baked simit. As a foodie, I can tell you that nothing beats the taste of a warm simit with a cup of tea or a glass of ayran (a Turkish yogurt drink). So, go ahead and grab one for yourself! Trust me; it's going to be the highlight of your day.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F22.jpg?alt=media&token=5f2b15d6-2829-49c7-82aa-fbfa46d66883"},{"type":"text","content":"If you're feeling adventurous, you can even try to make your simit here. That's right! The bakery offers a simit-making workshop where you can learn how to make this delicious treat. And, as famous chef Yotam Ottolenghi once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Simit is a Turkish staple, and it’s no exaggeration to say the Turkish people love them.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"So, don't miss out on this opportunity.\n\nBefore we move to our next stop on the culinary walking tour, let me tell you a little secret. As a local, I know that the best way to enjoy simit is by dipping it into sesame oil after toasting it. Give it a try, and I promise you'll thank me later!\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FS9roi8nWlQLIL6lE0O34%2F222.jpg?alt=media&token=9046e6a1-e34e-4cd9-9f15-d77d4afc7940"},{"type":"text","content":"Okay, if you're done here, let's move to the next stop. Remember to take your time, enjoy the experience, and let me know when you're ready to continue on our culinary journey through Antalya."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening hours:\nMonday 6 am–7 pm\nTuesday 6 am–7 pm\nWednesday 6 am–7 pm\nThursday 6 am–7 pm\nFriday 6 am–7 pm\nSaturday 6 am–7 pm\nSunday 6 am–6 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Official website ","content":"https://tarihiankarasimitfrn.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral"}]}]
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