Places to See in Kusadasi
Kusadasi is a resort city that was built on the water, has many sightseeing places around as Ephesus, House of the Virgin Mary, Sirince Village, Pergamom, Didyma, Miletus, Pamukkale, Izmir, etc. Because of its location, Kusadasi became very popular tourist destination in Turkey.
Kusadasi is a mix of traditional and modern Turkey. During summer there are thousands of people in the city, majority of them are tourists from all over the world, so you can also see a mix of different cultures.
Most of the tourists come here by cruise ships since Kusadasi has a huge cruise port. Thousands of the cruisers come here mostly to see Ancient City of Ephesus and they arrange Ephesus Tours from the tour companies in Kusadasi. The easiest and best way to see Ephesus and other attractions around Ephesus is having a guided Ephesus Tour. The tour companies in Kusadasi mostly arrange Private Ephesus Tours that is packaged includes Ephesus Local Tour Guide, Mercedes vans, all entry and parking fees. If a person or a party books an Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi Port, the tour guide meets them at the Port of Kusadasi , then meet the driver at the entrance of port, then drive to Ephesus. The tour companies in Kusadasi do not arrange tours only to Ephesus, but also, they visit House of the Virgin Mary, Terrace Houses, Temple of Artemis, Pamukkale, Didyma, etc. If the people do not want to join to Ephesus Tours, thera are many attractions in Kusadasi too. There are many beaches in Kusadasi. Transportation in Kusadasi is very useful and you can go everywhere by small buses that are called as Dolmus. The most famous beach in Kusadasi is Ladies Beach that is an sandy beach and very long. It is very easy to go to Ladies Beach from the hotels and port of Kusadasi. Just take a dolmus that passes in front of the beach.
The other thing to do in Kusadasi is shopping. There are many bazaars in Kusadasi that contains many of leather shops, fake t-shirt and shoe shops, carpet shops, jewelry shops, etc. But, if you join a Private Ephesus Tour, you can see the factories in Ephesus that you can see how the carpets are woven and best quality of leather jackets.
On the other hand, many of the people walk at the seaside since Kusadasi has a very long bay that allows the people walk and feel the great breeze of Aegean Sea. Some of the cruisers like to do this after their Ephesus Tours.