Şirince is a beautiful hill town only 8 km miles) east of Selçuk, near Ephesus, in the Aegean hinterland south of Izmir (map). It's famous for its olive oil, wine and beautiful, restful boutique hotels and inns.
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The Mesir Macunu festival of Manisa, Turkey, commemorates the recovery of Hafsa Sultan, mother of Suleiman the Magnificent, who was cured of a disease by the invention of a paste known as mesir macunu. The Sultan then ordered that the paste be disseminated to the public.