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One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

Today we’re in Selçuk, which has witnessed many different periods of history...

A Day Full of History

A Day Full of History

There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

Birgi

Birgi village of Ödemiş is one of the most special destinations in İzmir both with its lush nature, and numerous historical and cultural values that have survived since its history dating back to 2000.

There are so many historical buildings in the 700-year-old village that you feel like you are walking around in an open-air museum.

Before visiting this charming and fascinating village, you can take a look at the related pages below to learn more about the historical buildings awaiting you in Birgi.

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Selçuk: A treasure of history and a paradise of nature
Selçuk: A treasure of history and a paradise of nature

Thanks to its cultural and historical values, Selçuk is one of the leading tourism destinations in Turkey. The ancient city of Ephesus is just one of the historic districts that make İzmir elite worldwide because of its cultural assets. The first settlement in this district adorned with historical textures dates back nearly eight thousand years.

Architectural Sites
Architectural Sites

İzmir has been a fascinating city since ancient times. “They established their city under the most beautiful sky and in the best climate we know on earth.” said Herodot about it. Aristotle told Great Alexander that he’d be incomplete if he didn’t see İzmir. Victor Hugo, the great author, wrote poems for İzmir, and called it a ‘princess.’