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... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.