Aydın Şükran Güngör Sahnesi is a theater located in the city of Adyin. This venue plays host to many dramas and other forms of performing arts. Many new troupes perform here and showcase their talent to the patrons. There is never a dull moment at the theater as there is always something or the other happening here. Call ahead for more details.
An old city located in Caria, Alanbanda, was located close to present-day Doğanyurt in the province of Aydin. A local legend states that Alabanda was established by Alabandus, a Carian leader. The site remains popular for gemstones and dark marble. The city became a capital during the Roman era. Strabo, a noted historian states that the site was renowned for its decadence and high standard of living. It was minting its own currency in the 3rd Century. Today, its ruins can be found to the west of the town of Çine. These include an ancient theater and several other historical structures.