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…
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.