Inland from the Aegean Sea, the fertile soil has endured the passage of many important early civilizations. Today the remains of these cultures can still be seen in the countryside, as well as in the cities, towns and villages. The more recent legacy of Ottoman rule is apparent in the well-preserved, traditional domestic Turkish architecture and Ottoman Mosques. Resorts have been built around the region’s hot springs, beckoning those seeking their pleasurable and beneficial effects.

Sardis, Manisa

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