Founded on fertile plains irrigated by Great Menderes River thousands of years ago, Aydın was one of the first provinces where nature embraced culture and where tourism began in Turkey. Aydın is home to the unique cities and temples of the ancient times, and the wonderful natural beauties. The city has hosted various civilizations due to its geographical location and each civilization has left its own traces in the region. Aydın, where nature philosophers Thales, Anaximender and Anaximenes, historian and geographer Hekatais, city planner and architect Hippodamos and Isidoros were grown in ancient cities such as Aphrodisias, Miletus, Alinda, Didyma, Nysa, Priene, Magnesia is one of the leading cities of Turkey in terms of tourism with coastal districts such as Kuşadası and Didim.
You can reach Aydın by road, railway and airway.
Aphrodisias Ancient City
Located in Karasu district, this ancient city is located on the plateau, approximately 600 meters above sea level. This work, which is largely made of marble, contains the traces of Roman and Byzantine periods.
Dilek Peninsula National Park
Dilek Peninsula National Park, which is an area where natural beauties are located in Aydın, is a wonder of nature. With a width of 27680 hectares, this peninsula consists of marble and Mesozoic limestone and Neogene sedimentary masses. There are approximately 805 different plant species in the national park.