Kusadasi guide for lifestyle, entertainment and attractions
The jewel in the Aegean Coast of Turkey, Kusadasi is famed for its turquoise blue waters and clear blue skies, rich culture and delicious cuisine.
The town of Kusadasi is nestled between the two international airports of Izmir and Bodrum, and is a popular tourist destination with year round flights from Europe and a cruise port bringing in visitors from around the world daily.
Some of the attractions of Kusadasi are the local historical sites of Ephesus, the temple of Artemis, which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the House of the Virgin Mary. The natural park of Turkey lies on the outskirts of Kusadasi and has an array of wildlife, treks and natural unspoilt beaches.
The town centre has a vast number of shops offering everything from local Turkish delight to the famed locally produced Leather and Gold, plus not forgetting the Turkish Carpets which originate from this area.
During the daytime the many beaches of Kusadasi are filled with tourists and locals enjoying the sea and sunshine with some of Turkeys most popular beach clubs located in this area. Kusadasi is also home to two of Europes top ten aqua-parks providing fun and leisure for families to enjoy.
As the sunsets over Kusadasi the many restaurants offering local and international cuisine become a buzz of conversation, music and the chink of the glass filled with the local tipple, Raki.
The evening sees Kusadasi comes alive with bars offering international music from great DJs for those who love the nightlife, and even old town hosting Turkish Live Music for those wanting a more laid back evening.
Kusadasi has been targeted by investors over the past couple of years with the introduction of the Club La Costa Kusadasi International Golf course, the Hilton Hotel Group and Ramada Hotel Group both having projects underway in the town and a large shopping centre opening in 2012. Life is Kusadasi is colourful and you will find it hard to get bored of this bustling town.
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