Port of Kusadasi

PORT OF KUSADASI

It is located on one of the important coastlines connecting Anatolia with the Mediterranean Sea. In ancient times, Kusadasi was known as Neopoli.

Today, Kusadasi is home to a modern cruise port. The port offers access to see beautiful Ephesus, one of the largest and most important ancient archaeological and religious sites in the world, the House of Virgin Mary, St. John’s Basilica, and tranquil Sirince, a small town famous for its wine and architecture. .

Kusadasi is home to natural beauties alongside important historical sites. The Buyuk Menderes Delta National Park is a huge nature reserve that is home to 209 different bird species and almost all the endemic plant species of the region from Anatolia to the Caucasus.

From the cruise ship dock in the port of Kusadasi, the city looks beautiful. Passengers can walk between cafes and shops, and climb up to the Kale district, within the old city walls. The island of Güvercinada (pigeon island), connected to the mainland by a relatively narrow causeway, awaits visitors with a Genoese fortress.

Top attractions from Port of Kusadasi

Ephesus

Anatolia has no shortage of the important historical cities. Ephesus is obviously one of them, as it is one of the biggest open-air museums from antiquity that has survived until this date.

House of the Virgin Mary

If we were asked to tell the most important names in Christian world, one of the first names comes to mind would be Saint Mary. I mean, she is the mother of Jesus, right? She has a free pass for life.

Temple of Artemis

Caution! You are about the see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Temple of Artemis, located in the Asia Minor in Ephesus, was built as the largest temple of ancient world.

Sirince Village

According to the Mayan calendar, the world was supposed to come to an end on 2012 and there was only one place that would not be affected by the doomsday: Sirince Village.

Izmir

Izmir is the third biggest city of Turkey, located along the Aegean shore serenaded by region’s mild weather and amazing views. The city is Izmir, with its ancient name Smyrna, was known to take its name from the Queen of Amazons which is a pretty cool fact.

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.

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.

Pamukkale

Turkey has a lot to offer when it comes to amazing natural wonders. Every corner is a miracle a magic work of mother nature.Pamukkale is obviously one of the first places comes to mind when talking about Turkey's natural beauties.

Hierapolis

Turkey has a lot to offer when it comes to history. Every corner is a monument, every hilltop is sanctuary… Hierapolis is one of the most amazing examples of these historical wonders of Turkey.

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.

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.

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