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.
Mersin is important for Turkey's economy, and Turkey's largest seaport is located there. Mersin's nickname within Turkey is "Pearl of the Mediterranean" (Turkish: Akdeniz'in İncisi) and the city will host the 2013 Mediterranean Games.
Places of interest
Mersin Museumhas sections organized according to chronological order of archaeological data's.Mersin Atatürk Houseexhibits items related to the visit of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to Mersin. Makam-ı Şerif MosqueandDanyal Prophet Mausoleum(Center): Makamı Şerif Mosque was built in 1857 and at the east of the mosque, there is the mausoleum of Danyal Prophet.Read More
Visit the beaches atKız Kalesi,Ayaş,Susanoğlu,Akyar,Yapraklı koy,Narlıkuyuor quieter bays along the coast to swim and enjoy the nature. Tour some of the neighboring ancient ruined cities, like Çatiören, Öküzlü,Corycus,Elaiussa Sebaste,Kanlıdivane. Adam Kayalarare a series of tomb reliefs carved into a cliff several kilometers north ofKız Kalesi.Read More
Mersin has a connection to all provinces by road as follows: From Adana to Mersin is about 68 kilometers (km) and can take up to about 1 hour by car. To Mersin from Hatay is approximately 267 kilometers (km) and can take up to about 3 hours by car. FromRead More
Mersin has connections with lots of provinces and international connections by railway.Train Station Tel: (+90-324) 451 35 10Read More
Adana Şakirpaşa Airport is 69 kilometre away to city and 32 kilometre to Tarsus, and has periodical national and international air voyages.Read More