Didim

“Golden Sand” beaches of Aegean Sea, the “Temple of Apollo” which is one of the most important temples of the Ancient Age in Anatolia, coves where the most beautiful tones of green and blue meet, sea products which are more delicious than each other, Miletus; where the foundation of philosophy have been laid, Priene, which is regarded as one of the most beautiful and modern cities of the Hellenistic period, Lake Bafa with all its historical remains and the bird species that it shelters… Here is the tourism city of Aegean Sea, Didim. Because of its location, Didim has historical civilizations and is in a region which is geopolitically important. Didim, which is located at the southwest part of The Aegean region, which is the apple of the eye for Anatolian Civilizations in every age, is like a giant Open-air Museum which has reached today from the ancient ages and which is located right next to the Büyük Menderes Delta with fertile lands. “Apollon Temple” which has been built in the name of God of Light in the Mythology, namely Apollo, Priene and Miletus which are two important cities of Ionia, Holy Road which is accepted as 16 kilometers long, Medusa head whith snake-haired, Heraclea City founded on the side of Bafa Lake are the most valuable pieces in the museum. “Didim” is not all about history and culture, when blue flag beaches of it, which have golden yellow sands, firstly being Altınkum, its resplendent coves which can clean themselves with back sreams and its mild climate in winter months which is available for all kinds of water sports are combined you can see a city which is open for tourism in every period of the year. Even if the winter months are silent, it is another pleasure to enjoy the nature and serenity in a region where history smells at every corner. For instance, tasting the most fresh sea products under the moonlight in an evenings when phosphorescence dazzling you accompanied little sounds of waves is one of the best things you can do here…

You can do various water sports, particularly wind surf and canoeing easily also during the winter months. The wind continuously blowing from the land to sea has made Didim one of the rare regions which have a very low degree of humidity, so this has made the city important in terms of health tourism. It has been observed that rheumatism, asthma and tension patients who stayed in the area for a certain period of time have stopped using their medication after a while and carried an their lives in a healthier manner. That fact Didim is preferred although no scientific explanation has been made regarding this issue gives Didim, which has an important potential in terms of health and sports tourism, has lands connected to the shores and virgin coves.

Didim and its surrounding also provides a region which can wandered during all 4 seasons of a year fort he people who want to take culture and nature tours; rich remains in the Temple of Apollo which includes the Medusa head and which is controlled by a culture that has caused the Ancient Didyma city to be called as “the City of Prophecies”… Didyma-Miletos Holy Road located right next to the temple, Priene and Miletus ancient cities… Nature walks around Lake Bafa which has an important place in the list of international bird areas…

Tombs among the rocks which belongs to Heraclia City located at the feet of Holy Latmos Mountain, remains from Karya and Byzantine… Akyenikoy with their traditional and cosy lifestyles… Dilek Peninsula National Park with its rare plant and animal species… Didim with a different beauty at every moment of the year! It should be stated that most of the facilities are located around Altinkum… No matter how it is, Didim awaits you 12 months of a year with all its walth for a different vacation…

I love you Didim / Altinkum