Top Historical Places in Kusadasi

Are you looking to explore the history of Kusadasi through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Kusadasi including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Kusadasi. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Kusadasi ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Kusadasi, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Kusadasi for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Kusadasi with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Kusadasi Castle

    4.7 (303 Votes)
    Kusadasi Castle

    Castle, Architecture , Heritage Building

    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 or 15th century! The Castle belongs to the Otto...Read more
  2. Miletus

    Geological Formation, Educational Site, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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, Hippodamus, and Hecataeus. Visiting this place, you mu...Read more
  3. Camlik Museum Of Steam Locomotives

    Museum, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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. Visiting this museum is a time travel of anothe...Read more
  4. Priene

    Geological Formation, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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 to witness how the city exemplifies the finest c...Read more
  5. Didyma

    4.7 (62 Votes)

    Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    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 Artemis, offsprings to Zeus and Leto. With the Tem...Read more
  6. Archaeological Museum Of Ephesus

    Religious Site, Temple, Museum, Statue

    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 Ayasoluk Hill, pieces from temple of Artemis, a tomb f...Read more
  7. Castle Travel Day Tours

    Observatory, Educational Site, Castle

    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 world of the Kusadasian forts and old castles. It f...Read more
  8. Fortress Of Kusadasi

    Geological Formation, Island, View Point, Castle

    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 deserted now. The castle was built during the r...Read more