Coordinate: 36º51’11.13’’K 28º16’38.40’’D Height: 6 m
Marmaris is a paradise surrounded by red pine forests is one of the tourism centers. Many bars and nightclubs around the dock and bars street make Marmaris one of the popular entertainment centers. It has a large capacity of accommodation opportunities from modern hotels to modest hostels.
Daily boat trips can be taken to see magnificent coasts and bays, islands and natural beauties nearby. It is also very suitable for yacht tourism with its modern marina.
It is estimated that the castle in the west of the peninsula in the city center, was built by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in 1522 during a campaign on Rhodes in 1522. Now, Archeology Museum serves in the castle except Mondays. In the Caravanserai of Hafza Sultan built in 1545 near the castle is active as souvenir shops.
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Food: Marmaris Honey and seafood.
Trips: Blue voyage or journey to Rhodes. Swimming Phosphorus Cave where is a resort place of tour boats going to Turunç and Kumlubük.
Entertainment: The famous bars which are famous with their entertainments that lasts until the early morning light. Many water sports activities in resorts between Marmaris and Icmeler.
Activities: International Marmaris Yacht Festival, May. International Marmaris Yacht Races, in November. Maritime and Spring Festival, May.