The West Coast of Turkey is one of the prime tourist attractions. Since ancient times, this region has been one of the most important cultural centers of the world. Izmir is the biggest city and the transport hub of the West. The city has had a very strong Greek character right up to this century. It is now a big, lively harbour town with some nice sights.
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The area offers you the possibility to get an overdoses of Greek temples (much more than Greece), Roman ruins and baths and archaeological museums. If you dig deep enough here you are sure to find the remains of a once important city; many archaeologists have dug deep and many cities have been found.
West Coast has many great beach resorts at Canakkale, Ayvalik (Sarmisakli), Dikili, Kusadasi, Didim and Bodrum being the most important ones.