MERSIN, whose former name is İÇEL, is surrounded by Adana in the east, Antalya in the west, Niğde, Konya and Karaman in the north and the Mediterranean in the south. The city occupies the entire Cilicia Tracheia (Taşlık Klikya) and the basin of Cilicia Pedias (Ocalık Klikya). The city includes the highlands extending from the North to the highest peaks of the Taurus Mountains, and extends south-west along the eastern Mediterranean.
You can reach Mersin by road, railway and sea.
Cave of the Seven Sleepers
Because the ruler of the period worshiped idols, he tried to dissuade young people from believing in Allah. It is rumored that young people who did not give up believing in Allah had been sleeping in this cave for years. This mountain, which is also known as Visiting Mountain among people, is one of the most visited areas.
Kanlıdivane (Bloody Crazy)
Kanlıdivane, which is located in the historical areas of the province, took its name from its redish appearance. A very remarkable ancient city, Kanlıdivane is a town in the kingdom of Olba.