Ödemiş

Ödemiş

Ödemiş is a district of İzmir Province of Turkey.

North of Ödemiş, which is 113km southeast of İzmir, are the ruins of Hypaiapa. The historical importance of the region is also reflected by the small town of Birgi, west of Ödemiş, which was the capital of the Anatolian Turkish Beylik of Aydın and it has outstanding examples of Seljük and Ottoman architecture. Birgi has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1994, and points of interest here include Çakırağa Mansion, İmam-i Birgivi Medrese and Sultanşah Mausoleum.

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