Magnesia ruins is one of the historical places to visit in the Germencik district of Aydin. Also, one of the interesting places to visit in Germencik district is the Monument Tree. This tree is about 800 years old and is in Germencik district. The place where the tree is located is the center of the village. You can shop at the open market here.
Aydin province, which is one of the favorite places of tourism in Turkey, welcomes thousands of tourists every year. Germencik is one of the magnificent places to visit in Aydin. Thousands of tourists come to the town of Germencik, which is connected to the province of Aydin, with its remarkable nature and magnificent historical texture. Germencik is very popular with its places to visit, its nature and its magnificent cultural food.
Germencik, which is one of the places that people will want to visit again, has many places to visit. There are many interesting structures from ancient times to recent history. These structures attract the attention of many people, both with their architectural structure and because a large part of them has been preserved until today. It is highly preferred, especially by those who are interested in the Ancient Age.
Magnesia Ruins (Magnesia Ören Yeri)
The ruins, established on a wide area where the slopes of (Thorax), Gumusdag, and Gumuscay meet, are visited by thousands of visitors every year. Magnesia, which was an independent city during the Roman Period, is a city famous for its grain and fig production.
It is known that it was a bishopric center during the Byzantine Period.The fact that the Temple of Artemis is here increases the importance of this city.
Many foreign tourists know this ancient city with its fascinating temple. Apart from the temple, the stadium called Artemis Games, which was built for the organization of events based on the Olympic Games, also attracts a lot of attention.
Since it has a capacity of 40,000 people and the entire structure is made of eye-catching marble, it looks quite magnificent. The ruins of Magnesia, some of which are exhibited in big and important cities such as Berlin, have various structures that are quite impressive.
Magnesia Ruins has very flexible visiting hours. It is open between 09:00 and 18:30 in summer. These hours are also valid for Saturday and Sunday. In winter, it is open to visitors between 08.30 and 17.00. There is no change in this time range on weekends. You can visit at the same time.
There are very advantageous ticket opportunities for the visitors of the Magnesia Ruins. Tickets are free for people over 65 and 0-18 years old. The museum does not charge any fees for foreign children aged 0-8. It is also free for university students studying in the departments of art history, museology and archeology.
Memorial Tree (Anıt Ağaç)
It is said that there are about 20 monumental tree varieties with more than one species in Aydin. Some of these gigantic trees are over a thousand years old. That’s why these trees get a lot of attention. Trees, which are quite majestic according to most people who visit the trees, say that they activate some emotions such as love of nature, love of homeland and nation.
These trees are disproportionately distributed in many parts of Aydin province. There is a tree in Aydin Germencik. This tree is approximately 800 years old and is located within the borders of Selatin district. You can visit the magnificent tree, which is about 800 years old, whenever you want.