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travel42 Port Guide: Kusadasi

Kusadasi travel42 Port of Call Guide

The hectic port town of Kusadasi (pronounced cusha-daser) makes a popular base for visits to Ephesus, especially with those on package holidays for whom hundreds of identical high-rise hotels were built in the 1980s-90s.

Today the port plays host to numerous cruise ships throughout summer, which means that the shops in the center are often frantically busy for a few hours in the middle of the day. Their prices inevitably reflect the presence of a captive clientele with little time to co...

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