Useful Information For Your Visit to Muğla

Muğla, Turkey’s city full of beauties that will not end with visiting, is a city that welcomes tourists in summer and winter who want to discover Mugla things to do. We hope that you will leave Muğla with good memories after your visit. Trip designers write about the cities they live in from their own perspectives, and we share local and up-to-date information with you.

You can view the things to do in Mugla routes prepared by our trip designers based on their own footprints, via this link.

We have compiled information that we think may be useful for your trip to Mugla places to go. We wish you pleasant reading.

Here is some quick information:

  • Theft: Be careful as you are anywhere in the world, although there is no longer a common theft problem.
  • Dresscode: Apart from some very conservative districts in Muğla, you won’t have any problems with your clothes.
  • Especially on the days when you are going to visit the mosque (women), be sure to take a scarf, etc. that you can cover yourself, especially your hair. Men cannot enter the mosque with shorts on their knees.
  • Do not forget to take the hotel card which contains the name, address, and phone number of the hotel with you in case you get lost. Phones may run out of charge.
  • Do not forget to take the Turkish lira with you. In some places on the itinerary, a credit card does not pass. Even if they agree to buy dollars or euros, shopping in this way will be harmful to you.
  • Do not forget to take copies of the front pages of your passport and visa if necessary, but not the original one.

1. When You Need the Consulate in Muğla

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The Consulate is a unit of your country’s Embassy. The Embassy is responsible for the political and diplomatic relations between your country and that in which it’s located. Consulates exist to support the citizens of the countries they represent. So the Consulate is a representative of your country which you can contact for advice and support while in Turkey. You can read more here.
British Honorary Consulate, British Honorary Consulate, Holland Honorary Consulate, France Honorary Consulate, Finland Honorary Consulate

 

2. Best Local Souvenirs in Muğla

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You can compare Muğla bazaars to a big store selling local products. Here you can find local products, especially souvenirs everywhere. Turks like bargaining and find it sincere. So feel free to bargain. Some Turks want to shake hands while bargaining with you. Shaking hands while bargaining means “agreement”. Shaking hands also tells us that the bargaining is almost over.

 

3. How to Avoid Tourist Scams in Muğla

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Like every touristic city, Muğla may have its scammers – although they may be fewer than in some other parts of the world. And the Turks are generally honest people so if a Turk realizes you’re being scammed they’ll often try to warn you. Nonetheless, it’s sensible to be prepared and to take precautions. Here we’ll introduce you to some of the common scams and how to avoid them.

A quick tip: Be wary of those who try to sell you something (Perfume, watch, carpet, extra tour, etc.) outside of any store. If someone offers to have a free tour without selling anything, he will probably try to sell something again at the end of the tour.

4. Everything You Need to Know About Transportation in Muğla

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One of the best ways to get to know a city is to use public transport to see places to go in Bodrum. It gives the feeling of living there and adds an air of originality. Muğla, which is a tourist destination in summer and winter, is a crowded city from time to time and traffic can be heavy, so it is extremely important to plan your trip. As in any cosmopolitan city, there are rush hours, and these are best avoided whenever possible. If you are travelling by your car, you can see the estimated parking fee on this website of the municipality’s parking lots. We still recommend getting yourself a map.

The name of the application, which is offered by Muğla Metropolitan Municipality and can be downloaded on Android and iOS, is “Muğla Kentkart”. With this application, citizens will be able to learn the departure times of MUTTAŞ (Muğla City Services) and ÖTTA (Private Public Transport Vehicles), the routes of the vehicles, and their arrival time at the station via GPS. The application has been prepared in a way that people of all ages can easily use, taking into account the user experience.

With the application, citizens will be able to see all the stops close to their location on the screen and easily get information about the stops. In the application, there is also information such as how long it will take for the expected bus to arrive at the stop, and how many stops the bus is behind. In the application, information can also be obtained by seeing the closest Kentkart loading points using the location. By using this mobile app, you can pass.

Only buses and trams are used as public transportation in Muğla. You can see the bus numbers, routes, bus stops, and schedules via this link.

 

5. Museum Pass

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With Museum Pass The Aegean, you can visit more than forty museums and archaeological sites that belong to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism in İzmir, Aydın, Muğla, Denizli for 7 days and enjoy your trip through time.

The price of Museum Pass the Aegean which is valid for seven days starting from your first museum and archaeological site entrance is 37£.

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Museum Pass provides one entrance to each museum.

Click to see all museums and archaeological sites belonging to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism you can visit with Museum Pass The Aegean.

If you are going to travel around Turkey, you may need Museum Pass Turkey. With Museum Pass Turkey, you can visit more than three hundred museums and archaeological sites that belong to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Directorate of National Palaces for fifteen days and enjoy your trip through time.
The price of Museum Pass Turkey which is valid for fifteen days starting from your first museum and archaeological site entrance is 60£.

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Click to see all museums and archaeological sites belonging to the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism you can visit with Museum Pass Turkey.

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