Orthodoxy in Alanya develops by cause of an increase of Orthodox residents. In Alanya there is Greek Orthodox church of St. George, where services are held on public holidays. Services are carried out by the priests of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Nowadays in Mahmutlar the construction of the Orthodox Church is almost completed, the official name is “Cultural Center, the Association of Orthodox Church of St. George in Alanya. ” It will be the first temple in modern history, the new Orthodox church in Antalya’s region, which will be carry out Orthodox services. Every year the number of Orthodox residents grows in Alanya, particularly in Mahmutlar , that is why this place was chosen for the church’s construction in Mahmutlar. This is very important when the Orthodox residents can attend services at the new place of residence, especially in another country, where the number of God’s temples is limited. The opening of the church will be on 14th of October 2015.