MersinMersin that an important harbour city at East Mediterranean shore, offers every possible activities to travellers with streets overshadowed by palms, city park, modern hotels, ruins near the city, numberless beaches. Moreover city remembered in history with the name of Saint Paul (he is from Tarsus) and with areas between areas between Alanya and Mersin that was given from Mark Antuanious as a marriage gift to cleopatra.
Nearly 108 kilometre lengths of Mersin shores composed from naturel beaches. These beaches preferred because of their thin sands and cleanness, and their suitability for underwater hunting. Kulakkoy, Tasucu, Susanoglu, Kurucay, Lamas, Yemiskumu, Kiz Kalesi, Cesmeli, Oren, Balikova, Iskele, Yenikas, Ovacik, Buyuk Ecelive and Anamur Beaches are some of that beaches. For whom fond of history and archaeology there is Viransehir (Pomeipolis) which city built on area that area was continuous settlement place since Neolithic Age, and city is an roman city built at Rome Period. City was Papacy in Christianity Period, than destroyed by an earthquake at year of 525. Necropolis (graveyard), theatre, public baths, water canals, temple ruins are exist. Eski (old) Mosque is an important building remains from Ottoman Period (1870). It was restored at different times. Rome Public Bath hosts big amount of visitors with it's interesting mosaics.
Districts: Icel (center), Anamur, Aydincik, Bozyazi, Camliyayla, Erdemli, Gulnar, Mut, Silifke, Tarsus.
At the 320 kilometre length coast band of Mersin province that 108 kilometre of them is sanded shores and formed with naturel beaches, is very rich by the means of historical, cultural values. At the Mersin that is settlement place since Neolithic Period, there are lots of archaeological and historical creations remains from calceolithic, Hittite, Rome, Byzantine and Ottoman civilisations.
places of Mersin which have to be seen and visit are listed bellow:
Tarsus: St. Paul Church, St. Paul Well, Gozlu Kule (tower), Donuk Tas (stone), Ashabi Kehf Cave, Cleopatra Gate, Rome Road are important historical and cultural values of county.
Mersin: Yumuk Hill and Soli Ruins are places to be seen.
Anamur: Anamurium Ruins and Mamure Castle are important historical places.
Aydincik: 4 columned Monument Tomb would be seen.
Bozyazi: Arsione, Nagidos and Softa castle are places to be seen.
Erdemli: Kanlidivane Ruins, Ayas, Korikos, Adamkaya Embossments are important historical and cultural values of county.
Gulnar: Meydancik Castle, Alahan Monastery at Mut,
Silifke: Cennet-Cehennem Caves, Silifke Castle, Tekir Ambari, Jupiter Temple, Ayatekla, Holmi Ruin, Silifke Aphrodisia, Uzuncaburc Tower, Olba are most important ones.
Where to go ?
Museums Mersin Museum:Museums sections made with chronological order of archaeological data's. Upper floor of museum is servicing as ethnography Museum.Mersin Atatürk House:Mersin Atatürk House exhibits lots of valuable items related to visit of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to Mersin and founded items related to Atatürk, moreover it serves as museum. ReligiousRead More
Things to do ?
-Seeing Cennet - Cehennem Caves at Silifke, -Seeing 'ta St. Paul Church and other historical values at Tarsus, -Visiting Anamuryum Ruins at Abamur, Kanlıdivane Ruins at Erdemli, -Rafting at Göksu, tracking at Boklar, diving ad bays, -Swimming at beaches, -Tasting famous cookie of province Cezerye, tasting special kebab variety tantuni,Read More
Mersin has a connection to all provinces by road. From Adana, Mersin, about 68 kilometers (km) from the hotel and can take up to about 1 hour by car. From Mersin, Hatay approximately 267 kilometers (km) from the hotel and can take up to about 3 hours by car. SivasRead More
Mersin not necessarily by rail with a lot of international connections sahiptir.İstasyon Tel: (+90-324) 451 35 10Read More
Port of Mersin International Port and maritime connection is available in over 100 international quality port services. Carried by sea bus voyages departing from Taşucu on a regular basis. Port Tel: (+90-324) 233 32 72Read More