Kusadasi is a favorite holiday resort located in Aydin province with Didyma.With its cultural and historical values, it attracts a lot of tourists as the other popular resort towns of Turkey like Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum and Cesme. Welcoming domestic and foreign tourists in every period of the year with its magnificent climatic conditions and attractive nature, Kusadasi hosts its guests with its sophisticated infrastructure, modern hotels, pensions and vacation homes.Also it is very close to the touristic attractions like Sirince Village, Efes Ancient City and Virgin Mary in Izmir.We have compiled the places to visit for you.
Places to Visit in Kusadasi Turkey
Andız Tower: It was used as a watchtower in Hellenistic period when the Caryans and Lydians used to live.With its magnificient sea view, historical and natural beauties, it is an ideal place to explore the environment.
Dilek Peninsula: It is composed of mesozozic limestones, marbles and paleozoic schists and Neogene masses.You will have unforgettable memories here and it will be an extraordinary and must-see place with its deep blue sea.
Ladies Beach: Ladies Beach is 5 km away from Kusadasi. Ladies Beach is one of the Blue Flag Beaches of Turkey. Ladies Beach is also popular with foreign tourists.It is a great place to spend a lot of fun for Kusadasi where you can find many hotels, cafes, bars and restaurants in the surroundings.
Cave of Zeus: It is a must-see place where you can see mythological traces and there is sparkling clear deep water that forms a unique pool in which you can swim .It is believed that the cave is the gift of Zeus.It is one of the most important places in Kusadasi.
Kuşadası National Park: It is one of the natural beauties of Kusadasi that will find every ton of green. You can explore the nature here and it is a must -see place that you will not regret to visit.We strongly advise you to put it your list.
Kurşunlu Monastery: It is a historical place of Kusadasi which is located in Dilek Peninsula and it should be in your list. The monastery crafted with historical touches was preserved with care from past to present and opened its doors.
Castle of Pigeon Island: It is an Ottoman architectural structure which was built to preserve against the attacks that may come from the sea. It has become the symbolic places of Kusadasi since it has witnessed the history of it.The castle is in the centre of Kuşadası and with magnificent scenery, it must be at the top of the list of places to visit in Kusadasi.
Ephesus Antique City: Efes Ancient City, believed to be founded by Amazonian Women Warriors, is located inside Izmir's borders.But Ephesus Antique City is found in a very close location to Kusadasi.An activity not to be missed by the guests Ephesus Ancient City is the historical and nature place like Letoon, Nemrut Mountain, Truva Ancient City, Cumalikizik Village, Hattusa Ancient City, Pamukkale, Bergama Ancient City and Cappadocia which is at the world cultural list of UNESCO. We recommend you to put to Ephesus Antique City of favorite places in Kusadasi with Daily Ephesus Tours.
Sirince Village: Sirince Village located in the provincial borders of Izmir and close to Kusadasi's can be a nice alternative like Ephesus Antique City and Virgin Mary for the list of places to visit in Kusadasi. Sirince mentioned in the Maya Calendar and mentioned frequently in the 2012 Apocalypse Scenarios.The village is one of the best villages in Turkey with its excellent nature, Sirince Wines and Historical Sirince Houses.
House of Virgin Mary: Another important tourist attraction located in the provincial borders of Izmir and close to Kusadası such as Ephesus and Sirince is Virgin Mary. The Virgin Mary House, which is on the same route as Ephesus and Sirince Village, should definitely be located in the places of sightseeing in Kusadasi.