Aydin

Aydin: Enlightened City Of Anatolia

Aydin, meaning “enligtened” in Turkish is one of the greatest cities of Turkey Aegean region. It is the city of great philosopher Apollonius, father of history Herodotus and the famous mathematician Archimedes. Should be an impressive resume for a city. To add a cherry on top, we would like to say that Anthemius of Tralles who is the architect of the grand Hagia Sophia is also from this city.

Aydin hosted many civilization throughout its history from Lydians, Persians to Macedonians, Romans and Turks. Therefore it has an amazing history filled with the culture and tradition of many civilizations and many religions.

To discover the amazing Ottoman mosques, Byzantine towers and fortifications along with Roman gymnasiums and theatre, visit Aydin and take a walk along the memory lane of the city.

Top attractions in Aydin

Kusadasi

A great holiday for most of us has some certain elements like great sea, perfect weather, amazing beaches and mesmerizing nature. This is basically the starter formula of a good holiday. But, what is the place for your dream holiday?

Didim

Are you interested in prophecies, fortune telling? We bet you are. Then you will like Didim for sure. Didim is the ancient Greek city that hosted the greatest number of oracles at the time. It should be a great job, though. You are living at one of the greatest temples on earth and you are making money by telling what will happen in the future. Seems like a great way to make your living.

Miletus

Miletus is one of the most important Greek legacies standing on the lands of Turkey until this date. With its Great Theatre, Faustine Baths, many ruins and remains that are still displaying the glory of the past, Miletus is the place to soak up the history and gain more insight about Greek presence in Anatolia.

Didyma

Are you interested in prophecies, fortune telling? We bet you are. Then you will like Didyma for sure. Didyma is the ancient Greek city that hosted the greatest number of oracles at the time.

Priene

Are you ready to discover one of the most important historical destinations of Turkey? Priene is located near Didyma and displays the glory of Hellenistic era in the region.

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