AYDIN CITY GUIDE
Heir to Anatolia's rich historical heritage and natural beauty, Aydın was conquered by the Trallians who founded the city of Tralles here on top of the old city. Known by such descriptive terms as 'Flowered' and 'Mighty', when the city was leveled by an earthquake, the emperor Andronik rebuilt the city and named it Andropolis after himself. After passing into the hands of the Selçuks, the city was called Aydın Güzelhisarı. During the Ottoman empire it was called "Nefs-i Güzel Hisar der Liva-i Aydın."
Sites of Interest
Tavşanburnu, Dilek Peninsula National Park, Kemer dam, Bafa lake, Kadınlar Denizi (bay), Yılancı Burnu, Odun wharfs, Güzelçamlı beaches, Aydın, İmamköy, Germencik hot springs, Kuşadası hot spring, Güzelçamlı mineral springs, Afrodisias, Akaraka, Alabanda, Alinda, Antiokheia, Didim, Magnesia, Milet, Nysa, Priene, Tralles antique cities, Alihan mausoleum (Alihan Baba Türbesi), Üveys Pasha, Hasan Çelebi, Ramazan Pasha, Süleyman Bey mosques, Nasuh Pasha mosque complex, Atike Hanım Fountain and Mausoleum, Öküz Mehmed Pasha Inn (caravansary).