Kusadasi - Turkey


Kusadasi, a district of Aydın province of Turkey, is one of the first places that come to mind when it comes to summer holidays in our country. It is visited by thousands of tourists every year with its historical richness, nature where green and blue are intertwined, and its tourist presence.

Most Popular Places to Visit as a Family in Kusadasi

1. Guvercinada Castle

One of the most beautiful places you can go to in the center of Kusadasi is Güvercinada Castle, a 10-minute walk from the market center. Güvercinada Castle, which was built to protect the harbor and an inner castle was added by Barbaros Hayrettin Pasha, is a must-see with its historical texture and unique Aegean Sea view among the greenery.

2. Kaleici

Kaleici, one of the historical and symbolic structures of Kusadasi, has an authentic appearance with its historical houses and cobblestone streets and is one of the must-visit places. Kaleiçi reflects the historical and cultural life of Kusadasi and has many places from historical buildings to cafes and shops, and it is also an important center for shopping.

3.Öküz Mehmet Pasha Caravanserai

Caravanserais are important buildings for accommodation and trade on the trade routes built in ancient times. Öküz Mehmet Pasha Caravanserai is a historical building that has survived from the Ottoman period and reflects classical Ottoman architecture.

4. Ephesus Ruins

Ephesus Ruins are located in the Selçuk district of Izmir province and are only 20 km away from Kusadasi. It was added to the World Heritage temporary list by UNESCO in 1994 and registered as World Heritage in 2015. Ephesus is known as an important Greek-Roman city in ancient times. It is world-famous for its impressive ancient ruins such as the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsus and the great theatre.

5. House of Virgin Mary

The House of Virgin Mary is an important religious place located 20 km away from Kusadasi, near the ancient city of Ephesus. There is a small Byzantine church in the ruins of Virgin Mary. According to traditional belief, it is considered to be the house where Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, spent her last years. This sacred place, which is constantly open to visitors, is an important pilgrimage center for various beliefs.

6. Kusadasi National Park and Zeus Cave

Kusadasi National Park is a route you should add to your must-see list. Located at the entrance of the Dilek Peninsula, the Zeus cave takes its name from the fact that Zeus and Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, bathed in this water. This cave offers visitors a different experience with its natural beauty and mythological context.

7. Ladies Beach

Ladies Beach takes its name from a local legend that the sea is calm and peaceful. Known for its clean beach and natural beauty, Ladies' Sea is a place preferred by locals and tourists. Cafes, restaurants and accommodation facilities along the beach offer visitors an unforgettable holiday.


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