The Best Of Kusadasi
July 1, 2019
by Mariya Iliychova Georgieva
Turkey is a popular touristic destination. One of the most famous resort is Kusadasi because it is a beautiful place with a lot of nice beaches, history and really good prices. The service in the Turkish hotels is really good and usually, everything is all inclusive which can save you a lot of money in your vacation. Close to Kusadasi are the Ancient City of Ephesus, the House of Virgin Mary and Artemida’s Temple, which is guaranteeing you a lot of nice experience through the history. There are many sightseeings you can visit in Kusadasi without spending so much money and still to enjoy your vacation.
You can start your walk from the top of Barbaros Street which is the main walking street where are all bars, restaurants and shops and it is car-free. This is a perfect place to have some nice Turkish sweets, fruit tea or a nice Turkish coffee, buy some clothes or a souvenir. During the night there are nice bars and music. Walking down the street you will see a Tower, a Mosque and an Old Castle – Kervansaray which nowadays is a hotel and club. You can usually experience there special Turkish dinner with traditional kuchek dancers. Down the street close to the sea and to the Kervansaray is the Oriental Bazaar which is an amazing place for buying nice Turkish spices, teas and souvenirs or traditional Turkish clothes, scarves or carpets.
Harbour and Pigeon Island
Close to the Kervansaray is also the main harbour where are stopping all ferryboats and the big cruise ships. The place is really beautiful because you can see the old castle, a beautiful garden next to the sea and from there to reach the Pigeon Island. In the gardens, you can have a nice refreshing drink or water in the hot day and to hide under the shadow of palm trees. All the town there is situated on a cliff with many houses and hotels with a beautiful view of them. Walking on the boardwalk towards the Pigeon Island you will pass close to the touristic boats which can bring you on nice beaches and lonely islands during the day. On Pigeon Island, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the town or have a nice walk next to the sea and around an old ancient castle.
If you go back to the Kervansaray and walk on the opposite side next to the water you will pass through the city beach and you will see a nice monument with birds and you will enjoy the beautiful view of the yacht harbour. Exactly there usually during the summer religious holidays are made the amazing festivals with music, lights and many 5-stars hotels are cooking food for all the people for free, so you can taste amazing Turkish dishes.
From the top of Barbaros street, you can take shuttles that will drive you to the most famous beaches – Ladies’ Beach or Long Beach. Both beaches are close to nice hotels and you can enjoy amazing sand or have nice cocktails there and fully rest and enjoy your summer vacation.