Cleopatra’s Wedding Gift


After the death of Julius Caesar, the Romans who ruled these regions, handed over the Kilikia region to Antonius.

While the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra VII , known for her captivating beauty, was touring in the Mediterranean, she met Antonius.

After falling in love, Cleopatra and Mark Antony got married.

Antonius eager to impress his new bride, who has everything any woman can wish for and who is incredibly hard to please,

chose the city then known as Korakesion, now Alanya, as a wedding gift to his beloved Cleopatra…

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