Balikesir

Rich with history stretching to the Roman period, this city features many historic buildings, mosques, museums, and various spas.

Balikesir is the capital city of Balikesir Province. It has many historical buildings. The 19C clock tower is the symbol of the city. A historical fountain is another popular landmark. The Zaganos Pasha Mosque Complex and Yildirim Mosque are popular spiritual areas. Many old Balikesir houses in the Aygoren and Karaoglan district remain from the Ottoman period. Balikesir National Photography Museum is the only photography museum in Turkey. The Museum of National Moment, exhibits historical memories of the city. Of course, Balikesir is especially known for its historic windmills, and health spas. Other attractions are Rahmi Koc Museum, National Forces Museum, and the Tomb of Karesi Bey.
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