Kirazli village - which takes its name from the organic cherries grown there - , is a cute, non-spoilt Turkish village where you may still observe the traditional village life of Turkish farmers.
A fifty year old marble sign is still standing nearby the towns coffee house, giving visitors information such as population, general crops grown, how many schools the village has.. Sitting at one of the coffee houses, you may watch the villagers pass by, an old man on his donkey riding home, women carrying fruits, youngsters playing soccer on the streets, street dogs and cats being nice to strangers for a piece of bread, school kids in their uniforms, grandmas chitchatting sitting at the edge of their doorways.
If you are a foodie, Kirazli is the place for you to enjoy the organic food market on Sundays, several restaurants offering delicious Turkish traditional dishes, and wonderful farms to walk by and maybe pick up cherries, mandarins, pomegranates, figs and olives. It is easy to make new friends in Kirazli, Turkish people are well known for their hospitality and friendliness. They greet strangers with a nice smile and even invite them for a cup of tea or coffee. If you are done with touristy places and seeking for nature and sincerity, visit Kirazli soon!