Akhisar Tourism

Akhisar (pronounced: ah-kee-sahr, or more formally, ahk-hee-sahr, Ottoman Turkish: اقحصار‎) is a county district and its town center in Manisa Province in the Aegean region of Western Turkey. Akhisar is also the ancient city of Thyatira (also known as Thyateira). With archaeological findings that are proving settlements going back to 3000 BC, Akhisar has been a busy trade center with its strategic location at the intersection of important roads during ancient and medieval ages. It was one of the cities where money was first used. Akhisar also hosted one of the Seven Churches of Revelation (Thyateira, Thyatira). The name of the city is mentioned in the Bible. Akhisar maintained its importance as a regional trade center during 600 years of the Ottoman Empire. Today's Akhisar is still the trade and business center in its region. Akhisar's name is internationally associated with tobacco. The fertile Akhisar Plain produces about 10% of total Turkish tobacco production. Akhisar's high-quality olives and olive oil are also globally known.

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Home to pretty treasures, Akhisar is Turkey's best kept secret. The nearest major city to Akhisar is Pamukkale. Attractions in Pamukkale include The Travertine- Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Natural Park, Hierapolis Museum. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Akhisar.

Akhisar is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Akhisar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 83.33 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Akhisar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Akhisar.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Akhisar is 127.35 (High)

    • Safety Index 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.71 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.02 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.05 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 48.04 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Akhisar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.83 USD

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