As Turkey’s first EXPO 2016 Antalya will be held from April to October 2016.
Expo is the largest cultural, historical and educational Olympiad in the world. When compared to the Olympic Games or the World's Cup, Expo is by far more important in terms of its sheer scale and duration as an event, the volume of investments made as a result of its organization and the number of visitors who travel to attend it; it is also recognized as the largest social and economical event in the world.
EXPO 2016 Antalya, which will host national and international congresses, panels, meetings and seminars will be held, will also provide cultural and artistic activities for its guests. It is anticipated that 8 million local and foreign visitors will visit EXPO 2016 Antalya over its 6-month duration. EXPO 2016 Antalya will be held on a 112-hectare exhibit site in Aksu. EXPO 2016 Antalya aims at being the start of a new way of thinking, the intoxicating scent of flowers and the laughter of children throughout the city bringing with it hopes for a greener world.
Turkey's 2016 Horticultural Expo provides a unique opportunity for children to learn about and experience the environment around them, their natural resources and related ways of living-sustainable development and green initiatives-while encouraging them to think about and generate solutions to the impacts that urban life has on them, and to share these ideas with the world.
EXPO 2016 Antalya will remain open between 23 April - 30 October 2016 and host symposiums, panels, meetings and congresses with the participation of both national and international experts.
Arriving to EXPO 2016 Antalya from Gazipaşa: After reaching Alanya, located 44km from Gazipaşa, it is possible to access the EXPO 2016 Antalya exhibition site via intercity buses departing which depart from Antalya every thirty minutes.