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Built in 125 BC by Julius Aquila, and held over 12,000 scrolls, making it the largest library in the Mediterranean. Discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, leather etc. Continue to the village of Sirince, home to orthodox Christian Greeks who have lived here from the Ottoman Empire period and are famous for wine making. The Muslim Turks who moved here from Thessaloniki in 1924 are also engaged in wine making using local fruits, you may want to sample the local wines or buy. Return to Kusadasi after the tour. HOTEL GRAND BELISH. BD
Turquoise waters. The Turtle beach, surrounded by salt water on one side and fresh water on the other, is one of the last breeding grounds of the Sea Turtles. On our bat trip enroute to the Mud Baths stop at the magnificent Rock Tombs belonging to the Kings of ancient Lycia and dating back to 4th century B.C. The rejuvenating Mud Baths and Thermal springs of Dalyan have drawn
famous people over the years like Dustin Hoffman, Sting and David Bowie to name a few. Time to enjoy the mud baths before traveling to Fethiye. ATAPAK HOTEL. BD
Fethiye area. Kayakoy means “rock town” and was once a thriving Greek village also known as Levissi. Continue to Oludeniz “dead sea”, the lagoon is a protected nature preserve and a national park. The towering Baba Dağ (Mt Baba) casting its shadow across the sea, Return back to Fethiye in the evening. . ATAPAK HOTEL. B
Terrain, panoramic vistas and breathtaking nature passes while you float in an open basket.
Later travel to Safranbolu stopping enroute at Ankara to visit Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara. The huge hall, lined in red marble, has simple mosaic decoration recalling the many ages and civilizations. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. A number of Ataturk’s personal belongings are exhibited, including clothes that he wore, and gifts presented to him by visiting foreign dignitaries. Continue our drive and check in to our Safranbolu, a UNESCO world heritage town also known as an open air museum. Spend the night at an Ottoman mansion. CINCI HANI or IMREN LOKUM KONG. BD