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List of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Aydin Province!

Aydin province impresses everyone with its historical structures and natural beauties. There are many places to visit and see in the city.

Aphrodisias Ancient City

 

It is located in Karacasu district. It is one of the most important cities of the ancient city period, which was founded at the end of the 1st century BC. The places to visit in the ancient city, which was used in various periods, are as follows:

  • Theatre: It was built in two parts in accordance with the capacity of 7 thousand spectators during the Roman Period. The theater that exists today creates a fascinating beauty with its magnificent structure and view. Next to the theater are the agora and the Temple of Aphrodite.

 

  • Temple of Aphrodite: It is one of the most important structures of the ancient city. B.C. The temple built at the end of the 1st century AD. Around 500 BC, the temple was converted into a Christian Church. The temple, which has survived to the present day, is one of the must-see works.

 

  • Hadrian’s Bath: M.S. It was built in the 2nd century on behalf of the Roman Emperor Hadriana. The bath, which was built in accordance with the Roman architecture, is surrounded by walls. The fountains in front of the bath create a magnificent beauty with their craftsmanship. In addition, the Episcopal Palace, parliament building, Sebastion, religious center and stadium in the ancient city are among the important works that have survived to the present day. You can visit the Aphrodisias Ancient City and watch these historical artifacts closely.

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Dilek Peninsula

Dilek Peninsula, located within the borders of Kusadasi district, is one of the must-see places with its magnificent beaches, lush nature and national park. Dilek Peninsula creates both historical and natural beauties with its historical ruins.

There are areas on the Dilek Peninsula where nature lovers and history buffs can have a pleasant time. Dilek Peninsula National Park is located at the point where the blue of the sea and the green of nature meet. There are various animal species, sea creatures and various plant species in this national park. I recommend you to visit Dilek Peninsula, which has a magnificent beauty and view.

Milet Museum

It is located in Aydin Province, Didim District, near Balat Village. Historical artifacts, generally obtained as a result of archaeological studies, are exhibited in the Ancient City of Milet. For this reason, the museum took its name from the ancient city of Milet. Apart from this, historical artifacts obtained from the ancient city of Didyma, one of the important ancient cities of Didim district, are also exhibited. There is a lion gallery in the Milet Museum and there are nearly 30 works in this gallery.

Other must-see places:

  • Kursunlu Monastery
  • Güvercinada Castle
  • Cave of Zeus
  • Priene Ancient City
  • Island with a Handle
  • Altinkum Beach
  • Forum Aydin
  • Nysa Ancient City
  • Magnesia Ancient City
  • Aydin Museum
  • Tralleis Ancient City
  • Yoruk Ali Efe Museum,
  • Alabanda Ancient City
  • Kocarli Cihanzade Mustafa Mosque
  • Alinda Ancient City
  • Aydin Nasuhpasa Complex
  • Guvercinada Castle
  • Arpaz Castle, Cihanoglu Mosque
  • Kusadasi National Park
  • Andiz Tower

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