Urla has been a cultural centre for many ages, with ruins belonging to the Hittite Empire.
Urla carries the Aegean soul with its small town squares, fishing boats and village bazaars. Urla Peninsula has 40 km of coastline, virgin bays and 12 small islands.
Yagcilar and Zeytineli coasts are known for their wonderful bays and crystal clear waters.
Uzunada and Hekim Islands are used only for military purposes.
Karantina Island is used by the State Hospital.
The works excavated from Klazomenai are currently being exhibited at the Paris Louvre Museum, Atina National Museum and the Izmir Archaeology Museum.
Urla is largely known for its olives and olive oil production for 10,000 years.
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Turkish Food Recipes
Aubergine with Minced Meat - Vegetable Courses
Spinach with Minced Beef - Red Meat Courses
Flour Helva - Other Desserts
Cabbage Rolls with Beef - Red Meat Courses
Artichokes in Olive Oil - Vegetable Courses
Pounded Meat - Wheat Dish or Keskek - Red Meat Courses