Kusadasi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kusadasi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kusadasi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kusadasi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kusadasi. Explore the historical monuments of Kusadasi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kusadasi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kusadasi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Kusadasi landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kusadasi.
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Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi, Turkey
Situated within the Pigeon Island, Kusadasi Castle should be your first stopover. The Pigeon Island is a small island connected to the city centre of Kusadasi through “causeway”, easily accessible on foot. What can be a better location to find an amalgam of nature and culture than this site which incorporates the restored ruins of 14th ...
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Miletus, Balat Koyu, Didim
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Nestling the vestiges of the ancient city of Miletus, slowly being rebuilt by the archaeologists, the city today captures the glorious past of a powerful trading port. One of the most attractive sites in one’s tourism to Turkey, Miletus was the home of several famous philosophers and scientists such as Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes, Hippoda...
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Merkez, Didim Merkez/Aydin, Turkey
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Situated on the west coast of Turkey, Didyma is well known for its Oracle and Temple of Apollo which had once attracted crowds of pilgrims and was second in importance only to Delphi in Greece. Today, the historic ruins still fascinate the tourists with its mysterious and spiritual past. Didyma which means "twin", refers to the twins Apollo and Art...
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Merkez Camlik Koyu, Selcuk, Izmir, Turkey
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
An alternative to the historical tourism to Turkey, Camlik Museum of Steam Locomotives is the largest railway museum in Turkey and contains one of the largest steam locomotive collections in Europe. Located just few minutes away from Ephesus, the museum retains the small three tracks engine shed that housed the banking engines in the era of steam. ...
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Mt. Mykale, near the Maeander River, Gullubahce, Turkey
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
An emblem of Hellenistic art and architecture, Priene city retains ruins which include several columns of the Temple of Athena, much of the city wall, a well-preserved theater and a council chamber. An ancient Ionian city, located within the borders of Aydin province, Priene’s history dates back to 2000 BC and the visitor shall be over awed t...
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Ataturk Mah. Ugur Mumcu sevgi yolu, Izmir/selcuk, Turkey
08:30 am - 06:30 pm
The lovers of art, architecture and history will surely find a haven in this Museum of Ephesus which showcases around 50,000 exhibits, in chronological order, from the Miken, Archaic, Roman, Byzantine and Turk periods, and is further split into Archaeological and Ethnographic sections. The most visited items include the Myken vases found at Ayasolu...
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Kusadasi Province, Turkey
The castle day tours include an exploration through the castle city of Kusadasi Province. The city is full of ruins and remnants of the once City of Liona. It was the wealthiest of all Greek cities. The tour starts from the morning in a bus and it takes you through all the castles and ruins of the city. It is very entertaining as you enter the worl...
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Kusadasi Province, Turkey
The name Kusadasi means ‘the pigeon island’. It is so called as there were many pigeons which came here during olden days. The Kusadasi Fortress covers the whole island that floats in the middle of the sea. The castle is covered with trees on all sides and from far away the tall tower can be seen. It is like a fairy tale castle that is ...