Foça, located on the northern coast of Izmir, was built on a peninsula surrounded by sea on three sides. The Figs, Sickle and Beacon Islands in front of the island made Foça a natural harbor. Phokaia was founded in the 11th century BC.
Phokaia was the first Ionian city destroyed by the Persians in 546 BC. With the invasion of Persia the city ended its grand age, the majority of the people left the city. In 334 BC, Alexander the Great erased the sovereignty of Persia by stepping on Anatolia; it was the beginning of a new era. After the death of Alexander the Great with the order; He was dominated by the Seleucids, Bergama and the Romans. During the early Christian period, he was a center of psychopathy.
Foça was ruled by Çaka Bey of the Turkish Principalities in the 13th century and later by the Saruhan Principality. Fatih Sultan Mehmet added Foça to the Ottoman Empire in 1455.
Foça is a center of attraction for those looking for a quiet holiday with its historical texture, restaurants and beauties to be discovered.