is the large city in Turkey
, located some 110 km to the south-west from Mersin
. The capital city Ankara
is in 530 km to the north-west. The population is about 75,400 people in accordance with the 2015 census. Thousands of tourists visit Silifke every year to see its castles and ruins.
The closest airport Adana (IATA: ADA) is about 180 km away.
Interesting places in Silifke
Silifke Castle (Turkish: Silifke kalesi) is a medieval castle in Turkey.
Aya Tekla Church (Greek: Ἁγία Θέκλα, Hagia Thékla; Turkish: Aya Tekla Kilisesi), also known as Aya Thecla or Aya Thekla, is a ruined historic church of the Byzantine period. It was a popular pilgrimage site, and still attracts visitors today.
If you have seen everything in Silifke already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you will be around, try one of the following places:
To understand Silifke better you can also take a look at the gallery.