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Aegean Region

Aegean Region is located in the west part of Turkey, surrounded by Aegean Sea on the west, Marmara Region on the north, Mediterranean Region on the south and Central Anatolia Region on the east. Turkey's Aegean coast is beautiful, historic and agriculturally rich. While the archeologists can explore the remains of a 5000-year old ancient civilization, the Nature lovers and photographers can have their full satisfaction in the form of picturesque surroundings and lovely landscapes.

Muğla - amazing chimneys awaiting you

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The town of Mugla

The centre of Muğla is situated on a plain surrounded by mountains stretching from the foot of the Asar Mountain (Castle). Some of the most famous and impressive tourist centres are within the boundaries of the region of Muğla.

Gümüşlük - beautiful Bay and Rabbit Island

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Gümüşlük

This sleepy and outstanding hamlet nestles in a very beautiful bay and is one of the oldest settlements on the peninsula od Bodrum. The original Lelegian city of Myndos once stood southeast of here. There are also some ruins around the village. The ancient city of Myndos partly lies under the water and if you know how to dive, you can visit the remains.

Myndos Gate to Halicarnassos today Bodrum

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Myndos Gate Bodrum

There is hardly any place around Bodrum (formerly called Halicarnassus) in which you will not find at least the foundations of a temple or the remnants of an ancient settlement. If you look at lot of the known names of Greek scientists, artists and scientists, you need to learn, that lot of them lived in today's Turkey.

A short Bodrum History - formerly called Halicarnassus

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Bodrum History

Bodrum, ancient Halicarnassus, is famous mainly due to the Mausoleum once located there, a tomb, the Persian satrap of Caria King Mausolus II. erected during his lifetime. The huge mausoleum was considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Together with Sponge Divers in Bodrum / Turkey

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Schwammtaucher von Bodrum

Turkey is the most important producer of bathing sponges. In May, the men of the villages around Bodrum set sail on their narrow boats along the western coast for five months to look for sponges.

Bodrum - The Archaeological Underwater Museum

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The Underwater Archaeological Museum

Bodrum Museum is the biggest and most important archaeological underwater museum in the world and the only one in Turkey. A great majority of the relics on show consist of those raised during underwater excavations and those brought to the museum by sponge divers, now on display in the museum located in Bodrum Castle.

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus - Artemisia & King Maussolos

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum is the oldest of the ancient sites in Bodrum (originally called Halicarnassus) and was built by Artemisia II in honour of her husband, the Persian King Mausolos.

White Sail I Dream of - Rolling over the Sea

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White Sail I Dream of

Those at peace with the blue will have a smile on their faces innocent of reason when they are at sea side, no matter what their existing angst is. You may call this smile whatever you like. A greeting, an indication of relief, madness...say, is it not good to be a bit mad? Now, think of a boat with white attire.

Marmaris Backpacking Tour - Different Options

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Marmaris Backpacking Tour

1. Tour: Into the gardens of Bayır Mountain Village

This very enjoyable walking tour will start at the magnificent waterfall of the Turgut River. An easy forest path will lead us through untouched nature and lead us to a legendary mountain panorama.The road that once linked the coasts is now covered with orchids and countless local plants.

Bodrum Airport

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Bodrum Airport (IATA: BJV, ICAO: LTFE) is an international airport that serves Bodrum. İn the winter times there mostly is no international service for Bodrum. The airport has just got one concrete-surface runway that is 3,000 meters long and 45 meters wide.

Dalaman Airport

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Dalaman Airport is an international airport and one of three serving airports to the south-west of Turkey, the others being Milas-Bodrum Airport and Antalya Airport. It serves the towns of Dalaman and Marmaris. It is mainly used by foreign holidaymakers from the United Kingdom and Germany.

Göcek • A Marina Village next to Fethiye

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Göcek - Fethiye

Göcek is a small village about 30 kilometers away from Fethiye and first of all a place used for yacht tourism and sailors. There are just few people coming to Göcek as normal holiday people because there are no nice beaches insıde of the town borders.

Marmaris - magnificent bay of Incekum

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Marmaris - Magnificent bays

The city of Marmaris is located on a bay, with sea as smooth as glass, which forms the meeting point of the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. It has a very well equipped natural harbour, one of the largest in Turkey, surrounded by pine-clad hills.

Köycegiz Lake and the Town of Köycegiz

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Köycegiz Lake and the Town of Köycegiz

The town of Köycegiz lies at the northern end of a lake of the same name. The lake is linked to the Mediterranean Sea by a natural canal. This environment is preserved as a nature and wildlife sanctuary. A tiny Dalyan village has a road shaded by aromatic frankincense trees. 

Turgutreis and Turgut Reis

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Turgutreis and Turgut Reis

After Bodrum the largest residential area is Turgutreis, situated 20 km away from Bodrum and famous for its tangerine orchards. It was named after the famous Turkish admiral, Turgut Reis and now there is a statue of this great seaman.

Torba

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Torba

On the northeast coastline of the peninsula, the little village of Torba hides in a charming, well-protected bay and enjoys being only five kilometres away from the city of Bodrum. There is a long shoreline dotted with small and friendly pensions, romantic bars and isolated stretches for sunbathing and swimming.

Tangerine Orchards in Ortakent

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Tangerine Orchards in Ortakent

Ortakent is located at the crossing of all the village roads. That's why it is one of the most important centres of the Bodrum Peninsular. It is located 14 kilometres from the centre of Bodrum and is famous for its tangerine orchards, old restored houses and long sandy beaches.

Port of the Lycians Göltürkbükü

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Port of the Lycians Göltürkbükü

Midway along the north shore of the peninsula, Göltürkbükü nestles in a pretty bay surrounded by hills. The once separate fishing hamlets of Türkbükü and Gölköy came together a short time ago. It is 20 kilometres away from Bodrum on the northern side of peninsula and is a good spot for a quiet relaxing holiday.

Milas - The Becin Castle

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Milas - The Becin Castle

The castle of Becin is found on a rocky plateau in the village of Beçin to the south of the town on the Milas-Ören road. The Byzantine era castle overlooking the Milas plains was restored by the Menteseogullari when they ruled the region.

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