Dikili is a coastal town and a district of Izmir Province in the Aegean Region of Turkey. The district is quite picturesque both along its shoreline and in its interior parts, and is a popular summer resort. The center town of Dikili is situated at about 120 km (75 mi) north of İzmir, served by a good road. The notable township of Çandarlı (ancient Pitane) is located close to Dikili.

The whole area abounds in places of natural beauty as well as spots of historical interest. There is a crater lake in Merdivenli village, and ancient caverns in Demirtaş and Delitaş villages, as well as pine forests extending towards the Madra Stream. The area is also famous for its thermal springs, which are in Nebiler, Bademli and Kocaoba villages. Furthermore, the beaches in Bademli and Denizköy are important tourist attractions within the region. Dikili has a fine port large enough to accommodate three passenger ships simultaneously, and the port has good land transport connections. nach oben  


The Merkez Mosque is a rare example of a wooden construction dating from 1789. It was built without using any nails in the construction.[1] Dikili also has a rich history extending back to prehistory, and the ancient and as yet unexplored site of Atarneus is located nearby. The site is called "Atarna" locally.

Deutschland deckt dabei die Hälfte des eigenen Bedarfs. Zur Zeit gibt es weltweit über 20.000 Apfelsorten mit sehr unterschiedlich Geschmacksrichtungen. Zu den beliebtesten Sorten zählt man den Jonagold, Elstar, Granny Smith, Cox Orange und Boscop.nach oben  

Greek Neighbours


The island of Lesbos viewed from the coast of Dikili A small islet within Dikili district (called Garip Adası locally, with ancient sources also citing the name Argounissai) made international headlines in April 2007. The islet is offered for sale by its proprietors and The Guardian reported the Greek islanders of Lesbos raising money among themselves to buy the islet.[2]

Dikili becomes largely deserted in winter, except for permanent residents who live there all year round. In summer months, tourists, principally Turkish, who own summer houses in the region come to Dikili for their holidays, or for weekends.

If you are in good condition for a mountaın bike ride or you want to make a car excrusion to the nearby countrysid vist Nebiler Springs on your way to the Kozak Plateau. Combine this Excrusion with your vist to Pergamon.nach oben  



i is a little fisher village locate south west of Dikili in a bigger bay area. People make their living with fishing olive & olive oil production and other agricultural efforts. Tourist are welcome guests and the tourist industrie is very little and limited through a natural production program by the citi of Dikili. You will find a lot of small and very nice bays for swimming at some places there are private bay clubs opened like ER-TURİST, which nice for a day stay, if you do not want to carry your lunchbag with you. Following the coastal road path will lead yo to Denizköy. Its a small fisher & holiday settlement between Bademli and çandarli. Stop for drink and view to islands in front of Denizköy.nach oben  



Çandarlı is a coastal township with own municipality within the district of Dikili in western Turkey's Izmir Province. It is a well developed town and an important tourist resort. çandarlı is situated on the northern coast of the (Gulf of çandarlı) and opposite the important industrial center of Aliağa, another district center. The town's landmark is the 15th century Ottoman castle built by the Grand Vizier çandarlı (2nd) Halil Pasha (to distinguish from his homonymous grandfather). The castle, built to protect the Sultan Murat II who preferred to reside in nearby Manisa from a possible outside attack, is fully intact and open to visitors. The Grand Vizier gave the town its present name. çandarlı's name in antiquity was Pitane. The ruins are situated slightly outside the town itself.nach oben