Aydin City Aegean Coast
The Climate, natural beauties, cultural and historical values, long beaches, holiday villages attracting many visitors to itself every year from all over the world, this beautiful and gorgeous city is is a tourism and holiday center of Aegean religion of Turkey.
The beaches that gets most visitors are especially in Didim and Kusadasi area are; Altinkum Beach, Women Sea Beach, Guvervinada Beach, Yavansu and Aslanburnu Beach, Pigale Sea Shore, Gevrek and Akbuk Beach, Guzelcamli Beach and Tavsanburnu Beach.
Being an important settling city for many civilizations from Hitities to Lydia Kingdom, from Byzantine to Ottoman Empire has witnessed hundreds of centuries since 7,000 B.C. Therefore there are many antique cities around the area.
Aydin is also a famous city which groed many philosopher , historians, artists, architects. We can mainly list them; Apollonius, Thales, Anthemius, Hekatais, Isidoros, Anaksimender, Hippodamus and Aneksimers are some of them.
The area is also rich in locally thermal spas,The geothermal sources around makes Aydin a potentially center. Camping, bicycle tours, nature walking tours, plateau tourism, nature photography are also some of the tourism types that attracts visitors to itself. National Parks, Having a forest richness with a various type of plant cover it is worth to see it's nature.
Local kitchen is very tasty and delicious, local cuisines with olive oils, grape wines, figs, rich fish types, citrus fruits products and local jams are in the list of must-taste.
Places to visit in Aydin
Aphrodisias antique city and museum, has a story goes back until 13th century B.C. Caria city and Museum of Sculptures are 12 km south-east of Karasu Province.
Didyma Apollo Temple, is a holly temple which is located in Yenisu.
Miletus Antique City and Museum is in 22 km away from Didyma in Balat Village.
Aydin Museum; The Msueum has a rich collection displaying the racheological materials from Prehistoric age till the present day.
Historical Ramazan Pasa Mosque, Tralles Antique City, Suleyman Pasa Mosque, Akara,Magnesia,Antiocheia, Priene,Alinda,Nysa and Alabanda Antiuque cities.
Plataea of Pasha, Madran and Karacasu Plataeas are potentialy tourism centers for relaxing and sports tourism.
Thermals and Spas; Salavatli Spas, Germencik Thermal,Alangullu Thermal,Gumuskoy Spas,Davutlar Thermals in Kusadasi, Kizildere Spas and Sultanhisar Thermals.
Besides its in must-see list to see the camel wrestling and Kusadasi Golden Pigeons competitions.
Provinces of Aydin.
Bozdogan, Yenipazar,Buharkent,Sultanhisar,Cine,Soke,Didyma (Didim),Nazilli, Incirliova, Kusadasi, Karacasu, Kuyucak,Karpuzlu,Kosk and Kocarli.