Archeologists in southeastern Turkey initiated an excavation to unearth mosaics belonging to a 1600-year-old church. Built in 396 A.D. in Mardin's Göktaş village, the church was discovered on Sept. 18, 2019 and the area was declared as an archeological site.
Alaçatı and the wind have always been together throughout history. This is Alaçatı's distinctive feature from the other coves in the Aegean Coast. And this is why windmills decorated its hills. Today, the never-ending wind makes Alaçatı a windsurfing heaven.