It is by the seaside & there are lots of historical/ancient & touristic places in the region.
120 minutes to Izmir(ancient Smyrna), 3rd biggest and most beautiful city in Turkey
For detailed information about Manisa, check wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manisa
For detailed information about Izmir, check wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izmir
Also check http://www.eatinizmir.com for cuisine
Cultural/Tourist Attractions, Children's Activities, Public Parks, Restaurants/Bars, Clubs, Serious Shopping, Outdoor Biking, Beach/Swimming, Boating/Sailing, Surfing/Windsurfing/Kitesurfing, Canoe/Kayaking, Hiking
There are lots of historical places in the region (Troy,Bergamos)
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