These attract many people both from Turkey and abroad.  Within the borders of the province lie several important cities of the ancient world such as Assos, Gargara, Hamaxitos, Chryse and Lamponia, which are close to Ayvacik. Further information on  these can be found later in this section.  Nearby there are thermal springs, such as Kucukcetmi and  Inciralti, both 1.5 km from the town. The Roman and Inciralti springs are in Kucukkuyu and the Kizilcatula spring is in Gulpinar.

It hasn’t been known when our cute town was established which was a small village with 15-20 houses so-called Kızılcatuglu between the years of 1300 and 1335. The ancient Assos and Chryse ruins are well-known places in the region. The Hudaverdigar Mosque, Hüdaverdigar Bridge and the Ummuhan Hatun Mosque reflect the Turk-Islam architecture of 14th century.

Ummuhan Hanim, whose hometown was Tiflis, was the owner of an inn somewhere nearby Ayvacik during the Caldiran War. The soldiers who joined the army from the vicinity of Ayvacik used to come to the inn and rest from time to time. Ummuhan hanim married one of the soldiers, who resembled her last husband, and moved to Ayvacik.

By visiting the other villages in the neighbourhood, such as Kuplu, Doganlar and Garipceler, she persuaded “The people settled” Ayvacik, Thus helping the grown of the town.

In 1383 its name was “Ayvali Oba”, but was later changed to”Ayvacik”.

Some examples of characteristic Turko-Islamic architecture within the town are:Hudavendigar Mosque; is one of most important mosques in the region of Canakkale, and it was built by Murat Hudavendigar.

Ummuhan Hatun Mosque; was constructed by Ummuhan Hatun, the founder of Ayvacik.

Tuzla Hudavendigar Mosque has a single plastered dome of 12 metres, this mosque was also built by Murat Hudavendigar.

Thermal springs such as Kucukcetmi and inciralti are both 1.5 km. far from the town. Roman and inciralti thermal springs are in Kucukkuyu, and Kizilcatugla thermal spring is in Gulpinar. They attract many people from Turkey and Abroad.

Some important centers of the Antique world such as Assos, Gargara and Lamponia, are close to Ayvacik. Further information can be found in the section on Antique Centres.

Ayvacik hasn’t been known when our cute town was established hich was a small village with 15-20 houses so-called Kizilcatuglu between the years of 1300 and 1335.  In 1383 the town’s name was Ayvali Oba, but this was later changed to Ayvacik. The ancient Assos and Chryse ruins are well-known places in the region. Some examples of characteristic Turco-Islamic architecture within the town are:The Hudevandigar Mosque, Hudevandigar Bridge and the Ummuhan Hatun Mosque reflect the Turk-Islam architecture of 14th centruy.

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