Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »

Balıkesir

Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »

Amasya

Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »

Mersin

Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »

Burdur

Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »

Yalova

Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »

Karabük

Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

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Museums

The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city Click More »

Ephesus

Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »

Alanya

Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »

Uzungöl

Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »

Selçuk

Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »

Safranbolu

Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »

 

Mersin

Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year.

Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the region with an ever-growing tourism potential welcoming thousands of visitors particularly during the summer season.
The peak of the Taurus Mountains and part of the mountain range, Bolkar Mountains is surrounded with lush green forests where you can enjoy some scenic beauty and taste numerous fruits.
The city is a beautiful seaside province with a unique cultural background and offers a variety of holiday options that will spice up your vacation in the province.

Attractions


Situated by the azure Mediterranean coast with a cultural background dating back to the ancient times, Mersin is a popular holiday destination offering a variety of entertaining activities.
Mersin has a history dating back to 700 BC and many historical places to sightsee. The ancient cities in the towns of Yumuktepe, Mezitli, Aydıncık, Bozyazı, Erdemli, Mut, Silifke, Tarsus and Anamur are surrounded with innumerable monuments displaying the traces of antiquity.
Mersin Museum, Silifke Ataturk House and Ethnography Museum, Tarsus Museum and Tasucu Arslan Eyce Amphora Museum display archaeological as well as modern artifacts and are also popular for their impressive architecture.
Settled thousands of years ago and the cradle of a variety of cultures and beliefs, Mersin is home to numerous cultural landmarks. The St. Paul’s Church, Arab Orthodox Church, Red Church, Hagia Thekla Underground Church,  Eshab-I Keyf Mosque, Makam-I Şerif Mosque, Ulu Mosque and the Prophet Daniel Tomb as well as Nure Sofi Tomb are some of the religious sites worth to sightsee.
Situated at a main transit point by the Mediterranean Sea, Mersin has been the center of various civilizations throughout the history and witnessed the construction of various historical forts. The city is surrounded with innumerable historical sites such as Kızkalesi, Candir Castle and Gülek Castle.
Seven Sleepers (Eshab-I Keyf) Cave and Astım (Asthma) Cave, Köşebük, Heaven and Hell caves are some of the significant natural sites opened to visitation. Especially the Cave of the Seven Sleepers is considered a holy site according to Christian and Islamic faith.
The Alahan Monastery included on UNESCO’S Tentative World Heritage List, St. Paul’s Church, St. Paul’s Well and environment in addition to Mamure Castle are among the must-see places too.
In addition to sight-seeing, you should also get some beach towels as the province is famous for its long beaches stretching along the crystal clear sea. Seaside resorts such as Erdemli, Silifke, Aydıncık Tarsus, Bozyazı and Anamur offer ideal opportunities to enjoy the advantages of the sunny Mediterranean climate.
The natural landscape of Mersin province is also suitable for a variety of sports activities. You can spend some adrenaline filled times by engaging in outdoor activities like scuba diving, trekking, mountaineering, paragliding or jeep safari.
You should also taste the delicacies of the traditional cuisine of the Mediterranean city with the richest cultural heritage. In addition to Tantuni, a special dish of the region made of meat and a mixture of spices, sesame soup,hummus, Tarsus Kebab, sturgeon fish, içli köfte (stuffed meatballs) as well as region-specific desserts like cezeryeand kerebiç are some of the local specialties you should taste.
Mersin offers a wide range of cultural legacies, tasteful delicacies and activities and places to explore. Wouldn’t you like to embark on an enjoyable holiday?

Events


One of Turkey’s most visited destinations; Mersin offers the opportunity to spend enjoyable times with a variety of events and festivals organized all the year round.
The international Mersin Music Festival, Sand and Water Sports Festival, Karacaoğlan Falls Poetry Evenings are some of the events carried out with the participation of thousands of guests from different countries around the world.
Many other festivals such as the Mersin Citrus Festival, Traditional Batırık Fest, Soli Sun Festival and Cumhuriyet (Turkish Republic) Oil Wrestling Competitions provide for unforgettable times.
You are invited to participate in the entertaining and colorful festivities of the region.

How can I go there?


Mersin is one of the warmest cities of the Mediterranean Region and continues to evolve and grow every year.
Şakirpaşa Airport is the closest airport to Mersin and is situated in Adana province. The airport accommodates direct flights from all major cities and is within easy reach of Mersin via highway.
Although the city has no airport yet it accommodates reciprocal bus services between any city in Turkey and Mersin. The shuttles, public transport vehicles and taxis waiting outside of the Mersin bus terminal will take you to any destination within the province.
Accessible also via ferry from Northern Cyprus, Mersin invites you to a pleasant holiday.

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