Discover All About Mugla: Ultimate Guide 2023
Muğla, Turkiye’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.
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:
- 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.
Things to do in Mugla
- There are various things to do in Mugla, according to your tastes and travel habits, you can enjoy many activities!
- Try seafood restaurants in Mugla to taste one of the most delicious fish experience in your life.
- Visit Mugla’s beaches and villages to have local experiences. You should definitely discover bazaars and stroll down the city!
- Enjoy a boat tour to explore the blue sights Mugla offers to everyone visiting this beautiful city.
- If you are fond of water sports, Mugla is a great place for you!
Places to visit in Mugla
Muğla is famous for its beaches that look like they are out of a fairytale, such as Ölüdeniz Beach in Fethiye, Marmaris Public Beach, Aspat Beach in Bodrum etc. You can check out the list of beaches in Muğla from our blog linked here.
Bodrum is a fairytale for every tourist or local! Check out what to do in Bodrum in a detailed blog post.
Another thing to do is visit the ancient city of Kaunos, located in Muğla. You can find relevant information in our blog here, and also other ancient cities that you can visit in Turkiye.
Shopping Areas in Mugla
Bazaars in Fethiye, Bodrum, Milas and Icmeler are famous ones to shop! You can also check out the villages’ streets where you will come across locals selling the products they make.
Local Tip for Bargaining in Shopping
You can compare Mugla 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.
Transportation in Mugla
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.
Museum Pass Programs in Mugla
With Museum Pass The Aegean, you can visit more than forty museums and archaeological sites that belong to the Republic of Turkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Izmir, Aydın, Muğla, and 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 Turkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism you can visit with Museum Pass The Aegean.
If you are going to travel around Turkiye, you may need Museum Pass Turkiye. With Museum Pass Turkiye, you can visit more than three hundred museums and archaeological sites that belong to the Republic of Turkiye 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 Turkiye which is valid for fifteen days starting from your first museum and archaeological site entrance is 50€.
Please click for Museum Pass Turkiye sales points.
Click to see all museums and archaeological sites belonging to the Republic of Turkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism you can visit with Museum Pass Turkiye.
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