Manisa is a magnificent city for those who want to feel the soul of ancient times. Manisa, historically known as Magnesia, is the “City of Shahzades” (Ottoman Crown Princes) for the city was a political, educational and cultural centre of Western Anatolia.
Manisa province was home to important civilizations and to early Christians in ancient times.
For many years, Manisa’s famous cotton flannel is used for flannel women’s dresses, bedspreads, blankets, şalvar’s (traditional baggy trousers).
The most famous piece of Manisa cuisine is undoubtedly Manisa Kebab. The kebab’s secret is the beef and lamb mixture flavoured with onion and sumac.
Mesir Macunu (Sultan’s Paste) Festival is a popular festival that consists of reviving various traditional practices for over 470 years in Manisa city centre as well as a programme full of activities, fun and joy.
Manisa is a city offering historical and natural beauties as well as many activities.