Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »

Balıkesir

Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »

Amasya

Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »

Mersin

Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »

Burdur

Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »

Yalova

Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »

Karabük

Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

Photo Gallery

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Museums

The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city Click More »

Ephesus

Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »

Alanya

Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »

Uzungöl

Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »

Selçuk

Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »

Safranbolu

Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »

 

Marmaris

Marmaris:  A splendid holiday resort with a history dating back to 12 thousand BC, surrounded by a lush green forests of pine trees and the deep blue sea stretching in front of it, Marmaris bedazzles its visitors also with its splendid marina.


Thanks to the excavation works conducted in the region it is possible to follow the traces of a variety
of civilizations that have settled and ruled the area since the ancient times.


Named Physkos in the ancient times, the seaside town is located in the province of Mugla at the intersection of the Aegean and Mediterranean region. Due to the variety of harbors and bays located in the area, Marmaris has been a central port of maritime trade for centuries.


Offering different natural wonders and tourist attractions in every corner Marmaris has a mild Mediterranean climate. While the summers are hot and dry the winters are mild and rainy. It is possible to enjoy the sea also during off season as the humidity in the air is quite high.


Marmaris will captivate you with its historical heritage
, natural beauty and shining sun in addition to its entertaining night life and pristine bays.


Home to national
parks and forests and beaches with blue flags, Marmaris is ready to welcome you any time of year!

Attractions


Bridging the Aegean and the Mediterranean region and extant since the ancient times, Marmaris is a major holiday resort where vacationers will experience unforgettable moments.
It is possible to sightsee the relics of the ancient cities that have been established in Marmaris since 12 thousand BC.  The historical and cultural monuments of the ancient cities of Physcos, Loryma, Amos, Saranda, Cedra, Hydas, Castabus, Erine, Bybassios and Euthenna shed light on the history of the region.

One of the major cities of quite a many empires, Marmaris attracts attention particularly for its exquisite structures exemplifying the Ottoman architecture.
Marmaris Castle, built by the Ionians was put through improvement works during the Rhodes campaign of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The castle is still well-preserved in the present day.
Serving as the Marmaris Museum nowadays, the castle bears a large collection of artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods. Moreover, the incredible view of the castle is pleasant to watch particularly during sunset.
Hafza Sultan Caravanserai, Kisayali Bridge, Sariana Tomb and Ibrahim Agha Mosque are among the must-see historic buildings of the Ottoman period.
Another appealing aspect of Marmaris is the variety of blue cruise tours offered in the region. Boat or blue cruise enthusiasts should not miss the chance to partake in one of the blue cruise tours departing from Marmaris.
A variety of bays and seaside resorts such as Cennet Adasi (Paradise Island), Fosforlu Magara (Phosphorous Cave), Turunc, Kumlubük, Icmeler, Günnücek, Sedir Adasi (Cedar Island) and Yalanci Bogaz are waiting to welcome their visitors.
Furthermore, the most delicious Turkish specialties are awaiting you in Marmaris. Delicacies ranging from seafood to mezes (appetizers), specially prepared and arranged, are served at a great variety of restaurants.
Offering fantastic beaches and coves beyond perfection, Marmaris will mesmerize you and draw you to its deep blue seas. Do not miss the chance to explore Marmaris.

Events


Marmaris, which has flourished over the centuries with the bountiful contributions of nature and history, aims to promote its natural and historical riches with the organization of events and festivals.
The Marmaris International Race Week is held in late October every year with the participation of contesting boats from all around the world.
Apart from that, the International Marmaris Maritime and Spring Festival organized annually in May with participants from all over the world, is celebrated with various activities such as competitions, concerts and dance shows.
Held in June every year, the Marmaris Motorcycle Festival is an international festival offering a rich program including motorcycle driving tours and concerts.
Many more activities and concerts are waiting for you in Marmaris. Vacationers who want to spend a good time should not miss attending the festivals.

How can I get there?


Marmaris is situated in the province of Mugla which has highly advanced transportation facilities.  The holiday resort is accessible in a short time both via airway or highway.
Mugla Dalaman Airport receiving direct flights from nearly all cities in Turkey is very close to all the districts located in Mugla province. The shuttle services and other transportation vehicles stationed outside the exit gates of the airport will take you to Marmaris within a short time.
Positioned at the intersection point of the Aegean and Mediterranean Region, Marmaris can be easily reached via highway. There are shuttle busses from almost every province of Turkey to Muğla. Travelers to Marmaris can take the shuttle services leaving from Mugla Central Bus Terminal to Marmaris.
Once in Marmaris, vacationers will surely enjoy the unique nature and quaint history of this holiday resort.

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