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    Ege Port-Scala Nuova

    Scala Nuova shopping center which is managed by Egeport Harbor Managements is a new complex in Kusadasi which has opened just a few years ago and got popular in a very short time with its cafes bars and shops. Scala Nuova is next to big harbor and visitors from cruises are stepping into Scala Nuova to enter the city. Therefore the place is extra crowded when there are ships docked at the port. There are nices cafes inside which are attracted by many locals usually at the summer time when the weather is good. Probably the best view among all Starbuckses is in here as you can sip from your…

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    Guzelcamli

    Located 23km south-west of Kusadasi, Guzelcamli offers a peaceful atmosphere by the seaside. Since its founding in 700BC, the town has been continually inhabited by many civilizations. Guzelcamli was an important convention place of the Ionian States, named as Panionian during the Ionian era. The town has also kept its significance after the Ionians, and was ruled by Seljukians and Ottomans, until today. Guzelcamli, with nice beaches for swimming, is also a superb spot for all water sports. Numerous beaches and bays allow the visitors to make activities or swim in the warm waters during the day. The impressing National Park is within the municipality boundaries of Guzelcamli. Unspoiled natural…

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    Transportation to Kusadasi by bus

    Every day, there are direct bus services from Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir to Kusadasi at different times during the day. There are different bus companies that serve these routes. I would prefer Ulusoy or Varan. I used to prefer Pamukkale. If you prefer to travel by bus, there is something to be aware of, there are a lot of breaks on the road, the passenger loading overload is very much annoying, after a while. In order not to be exposed to this situation, be sure to choose a non-stop service, please confirm this subject in advance. Bus ticket prices will go from Istanbul and Ankara to 200-250 TL round trip. For…

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    Hierapolis

    The ancient city of Hierapolis near Pamukkale Denizli was founded in 190 B.C. by Eumenes II, king of Pergamon. In the 2nd and 3rd centuries, it reached the height of its development as a Roman thermal bath center. The city owes its name to the wife of Telephos, legendary founder of Pergamum. According to other sources the city owes the name “Hiera” (which is believed to have meant sacred city) because of religious events which took place there. An inscription which was the text of an edit about the city which Eumenes had dictated in honour of his mother has an interesting tale to tell. The city founded around a…

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    Kursunlu Monastery

    Kursunlu Monastery, which is about 12 kilometers away from Davutlari, offers a magnificent view under the foot of 600 meters. The area where the monastery was located was the refuge of Christians who escaped persecution and oppression in the 8th century. Due to the increasing Christian population, various churches and monasteries were built in this region. Although the construction date of the monastery is not exactly known, it is estimated that there is a Byzantine structure dating back to the 11th century. The monastery has cellar, cellar, monk room, infirmary and refectory. The chapel, which belongs to the monastery, is a small church. The ornamentation and depictions on the ceiling…

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    Samos

    Samos is a Greek Island in the North Aegean Sea. Samos island is one of the most popular Greek islands. During ancient time, the island was an important cultural center. Samos has beautiful gulfs and sandy beaches. Samos Beaches are relaxing and great for swinning as well as Kusadasi. Throughout the sımmmer, there two festival held in Samos Island, one is Manalis Kalomoris Festival and the other is Samos Wine Festival. Samos Ferries are running everyday to Samos and from Samos to Kusadasi, Ferries arun two times a day from both sides.

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    Cave of Zeus

    Zeus Cave, which is one of the places that can be described as öy hidden paradise ’in Kuşadası, contains a rich culture with mythological stories. The cave is located on the entrance side of the Dilek Peninsula. The entrance of the cave is almost hidden. This almost overlaps with mythological stories. The cave of Zeus is an 8-minute walk from the main street. This makes the cave very advantageous for visiting. Not to mention the mythological stories of the Zeus Cave. The most well-known of these stories is between the god of thunder Zeus and his brother the sea god Poseidon. The story is that every time Zeus and his…

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    Pigeon İsland Kusadasi

    Pigeon Island is the symbol of Kusadasi. The island is place of birds during the seasonal migrations that are why it was named Bird Island. Island is one of the best places to watch the panoramic view of the beautiful city and enjoy watching the sunset. You can also sip your drink at one of the cafe in the island and with scenery. The Island was used for securing the shores or preverted the attacks from the sea. The Byzantine Castle is standing on the rocks and used against pirates.

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    Where is Kusadasi

    Kusadasi is the most swollen holiday resort towns on the southern Aegean Coast, overflowing with shiploads of tourists in summer who enlarge the year-round population several times over. Once a small village, today the busy town is packed with curios,carpet and leather shops. It’s proximity to the ruins of Ephesus making it an ideal base for Aegean cruise ships. Kusadasi is situated amid splendid coastal scenery and several significant archaeological sites, including the three well-preserved Ionian settlements of Miletus, Priene and Didyma. There are plenty of good hotels and ferries link it with the nearby Greek islands of Samos and Mykonos.

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    Kusadasi History

    Around 2000 BC. people coming from Lelek, Caria and Lydia had settled down as a society to the slopes of Pilav Mountain. Later one by one with the unit settlements Pigale, Maratheson, Neopolis and Panionion came to life; Ionians and later Romans by Ephesus coming into the dominance of Rome, had lived in these lands. The cities of Phygale, Marathesion and Neopolis were established within the borders of the city. During the period, the ports of Phygale and Neopolis were not busy and necessary, as they were close to the famous trading centers and ports, Miletos and Ephesus. The city was invaded by Persians around the year of 546BC. In…

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    How to get to kusadasi

    By Flight There are 2 major international airports near Kusadasi. The first one is Izmir International Airport (ADB) which is 80 kms away from Kusadasi and the other one is Bodrum Airport (BJV) which is 130 km from Kusadasi. There are different ways to reach Kusadasi from those airports. Taking a private transfer or hiring a cab are two options. By Ferry You can visit Kusadasi by cruise ships or you can take a ferry from Greek island Samos to Kusadasi. There are 2 ferries everyday between Samos and Kusadasi during high season; 08:30 in the morning and 17:00 in the afternoon. Schedules are subject to change due to seasonal,…

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    Guvercinada Castle

    With its magnificent view of the Güverciadası Castle, it really deserves to be the symbol of Kusadasi. The eye-catching view of the island, combined with the panoramic colors of the sunset, attracts every visitor. The island is one of the most preferred places to visit in summer and winter months for domestic and foreign people living in Kuşadası. Guvercinada Castle History: Unlike the inner fortress, more recently, the inscription of the outer walls, which translated the island in 1826, can now be translated into Turkish: Praise be to praise, this castle was okay to build the stones came from the Snake and was used in this castle. In the work…

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    Parks in Kusadasi

    Kuşadası is a very rich holiday destination in terms of natural beauty. Don’t spend your day sitting in the hotel. Go out and discover Kusadasi. After a nice stroll along the beach you can find beautiful parks and tea gardens. The most well-known of these is undoubtedly the park. Rumor has it that after the establishment of the Republic of Atatürk came to Kuşadası here stops his car and how much he likes here, then this place remains as the name of the Father. Atatürk is not right to like it is not really like this place. Gazibegendi Park is a great place to enjoy the view and watch the…

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    Kuşadası Rent A Car

    It can be exhausting for you to come to Kuşadası with your own car. But if you want to have a car when you come to Kuşadası and to explore the city as you wish, there are many agents you can rent a car in Kuşadası. These agencies, where you can get service in accordance with your choice of day, are a great privilege to make your holiday easier. Traveling on these new roads that you don’t know from the crowd and are alone on the road can be one of the best experiences you can experience. So you can experience a lot more space than you can taste and…