Magical Antalya Sandland

What can you see in Antalya Sandland, which is called the most fantastic museum of the tourism capital Antalya? Which sand sculptures will you have a chance to see? Where is Sandland Antalya?

Antalya is the city that we can describe as the most touristic city in our country. In addition to the richness of its historical, natural and cultural texture, it is also one of our most memorable cities with the sea-sand-sun trio.

Antalya has a place where a very different meaning is attributed to sand, especially from the sea-sand-sun trio: Antalya Sandland. Sandland, the common point of art, creativity and entertainment, is one of the must-see places in Antalya. The beautiful sand sculptures made using only sand and water in an area of ​​10 thousand square meters are beautiful enough to attract the attention of everyone from 7 to 70.

As Kingsman Estates we are delighted to be able to bring this blog post which has been very popular among our clients who have bought a property in Antalya and property in Istanbul. That is why we have decided to write this blog post for all our clients as well as tourists who wish to visit this lovely location in Antalya.

Organized by Global Design Art Works, this sand sculpture exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Antalya Governorship, Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Airlines.

The exhibition themed “Sea Legends” is still going on at Sandland Antalya.

What is Sand Sculpture Art?

It is a type of art that has become quite widespread in the world in recent years. It is made using only sand and water. Of course, not all sand can be used in these sculptures. When it is right next to Lara Beach in Antalya, “Those who have made it close to the sand, buy and use it.” There are those who think that, but sea sand is definitely not used. It is necessary to use appropriate sand according to the size of the sand sculpture to be made. The biggest difference from other sculptures we know is that it is made knowing that it will disappear after a while.

When Can It Be Visited?

Sandland, which is open for 12 months of the year, is the first and only in the world with this feature. During the summer period, from May 1 to November 1, 09.30 – 23.00; In the winter period, that is, between 1 November and 1 May, it can be visited between 09.00 and 19.00.

Where is Antalya Sandland?

Antalya Sandland is located in Lara Mevkii, approximately 12 km from the center of Antalya, or more precisely from Kaleici. While you’re at the museum, you can also enjoy the sea-sand-sun at Lara Beach, which is right next to it. You also have the chance to enjoy the Mediterranean on private or public beaches.

Are Sand Sculptures Susceptible to Damage?

The sand sculptures in Sandland are resistant to certain intensities of wind and rain. Small distortions that may occur after heavy rain are re-corrected by the artists. If the damage is great, it is demolished and rebuilt by artists.

What’s in Antalya Sandland?

Antalya Sandland currently continues to host its visitors with the theme of “Sea Legends”. Serving with the slogan of the World’s Most Fantastic Museum, Sandland Antalya has many mythological assets from the Far East to America, from the Middle East to Europe.

In addition to the sand sculptures you will see inside, there is also a workshop for children. With kinetic sand, children can spend time with fun activities that increase their creativity.

Antalya Sandland Sand Sculptures

Inside, there are dozens of sand sculptures that will attract the attention of everyone from 7 to 70. You can see many mythological and legendary heroes associated with the “Sea Legends” theme, as well as cartoon heroes. Of course, there is no need to put them all one by one and turn the museum into a movie with an ending, but we will try to give you some clues from what you will see with a few photos so that you can get an idea. Of course, when a different theme is determined, the sculptures will change accordingly.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

It would probably be a disappointment to come to such a place and not see the founder of our Republic, Gazi Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK.

Trojan Horse

The Trojan Horse, made from ship parts, enabled the city of Troy, located within the borders of Çanakkale today, to be taken by the Achaeans. It is one of the symbols of the city and Çanakkale, as well as the Trojan War, which is thought to have taken place approximately 3200 years ago.

Chichen Itza

It is a Mayan city located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It is one of the most visited regions of Mexico. The most important structure of the city, which is thought to be the religious centre of the Yucatan Peninsula, is the Kukulkan Temple with a height of 30 meters. The temple’s M.S. It is thought to have been built in the 600s. Adding the number of stairs on all four sides (91×4) and adding one gives 365.


One of the most famous and well-known structures in the world is the Sphinx in Egypt. Sphinx is the name given to the creature with a human head and a lion body. This gigantic Sphinx, 73 meters long and 20 meters wide, was built during the Fourth Dynasty (2723 – 2563 BC).


He is one of the most important gods and heroes of Scandinavian mythology. His father is Odin, whom we can call the Supreme God. Thor’s most important weapon is a hammer. He is a god who can control weather events, disguise and bless people.


He is one of the most important gods of Greek mythology. Poseidon, one of the 12 great Greek Gods, is the brother of Zeus and Hades. He is the god of the seas and earthquakes and has a three-pronged pitchfork in his hand. He was the most important god for the seafaring communities.

Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and Geobukseon

Yi Sun-Shin, a Korean admiral who lived in the 16th century, became an important hero after the victories against Japan. In this sand sculpture, you see Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and the turtle-shaped warship that is unique to Korea.

Frozen Anna

Anna and Olaf the Snowman, one of the heroes of Frozen, a cartoon first published in 2013, is one of the works that will attract the most attention of children.

Apart from these, Adam and Eve, Amphitrite, Aquaman, Atlantis, Mermaid, Abu Simbel Temple, Europa, Griffon, Halicarnassus Mausoleum, Finfolk, Hippocampus, Turtle Island, Captain Silver, Colosseum, Christ the Redeemer, Leviathan, Minotaur, Noah’s Ark, Odin, Petra, Sirens, Shiva Ganesha, Taj Mahal, Cyclops, Tuareg and Venus are the highlights of what you will see. Let us remind you again that when a new theme is determined, sand sculptures may change in this context.

If you go during the daytime in the summer, be sure to have an umbrella or a hat. In Antalya, you do not want to stay in the sun in the open area during the heat of noon.

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