*MERSİN is a place where you can experience all at once; the amazing wonders of
forest, sea, history and art.
*Pearl of the Mediterranean"
Mersin is a wonderful city in Turkey on the Mediterranean coast.
Mersin is a large city and a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. It is part of an interurban agglomeration – the Adana-Mersin Metropolitan Area – and lies on the western part of Çukurova, a geographical, economical and cultural region. According to Evliya Çelebi, the city is named after the Mersinoğullari clan; another theory is that it is made from the myrtle (Greek: μύρτος, μυρσίνη) which grows abundanlty in the region.
Mersin is important for Turkey's economy, and Turkey's largest seaport is located there. Mersin's nickname within Turkey is "Pearl of the Mediterranean" (Turkish: Akdeniz'in İncisi) and the city will host the 2013 Mediterranean Games.
*It is a place where you will be able to satisfy your desire just by discovering several unspoiled areas.
*There are many historical places such as CENNET N CEHENNEM (HELL N HEAVEN), KIZKALESİ, SİLİFKE KALESİ, ASTIM CAVE, ADAMKAYALAR,AYAŞ SOLİ,OLD TOWN TARSUS,ST PAUL WELL more n more within a short drive.
*mersin is also a perfect place for outdoor activities