The city of Marmaris, that small city in the south of the country at the junction of two seas, and with the testimony of most of those who visited it, it is a small natural paradise that enjoys peace and quiet and provides its visitors with an experience of relaxation that is not compensable.
Turkish city of Marmaris:
The most beautiful features of the Turkish city of Marmaris are its family nature and its unique location where Marmaris is located in southwestern Turkey, at the meeting point of both the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea and this city belongs to the Turkish province of Mugla, and as we mentioned that Marmaris is one of the most beautiful tourist sites in Turkey so, the economy of this small city is heavily dependent on tourism.
In addition, the Turkish city of Marmaris has a warm climate in all seasons of the year, which makes it a favorite tourist destination throughout the year.
The Turkish city of Marmaris has a long history that extends to hundreds and even thousands of years, where it is believed that one of the peoples had inhabited it and they were called the people of Kar. This is why the city was called at the time Kariya after that it was known as Viscus,
and as for the different peoples and eras that passed on the city, many archaeological monuments were built from palaces and buildings which belong to different civilizations, including the Persians, the ancient Egyptians, as well as the Romans and others.
During the First World War, a number of these historic buildings in Marmaris city were destroyed in addition to their neglect in the following periods, which led to the destruction of most of them and the demise of their features.
Tourism in the Turkish city of Marmaris:
The city of Marmaris owns the largest natural harbor in Turkey and the region, and the city is located in a spot surrounded by hills and green mountains, where pine trees covers it in particular, in addition to rare types of trees.
That's in addition to the diving and snorkeling trips that are common when you visit the city of Marmaris, to learn about the vast marine life and picturesque landscapes that have benefited from being still on their natural state away from the futility of human beings.
These factors have contributed in giving this city a large number of diverse and beautiful tourist destinations, including:
Marmaris Port: This port is one of the most important tourist places in Marmaris and is intended by tourists in order to enjoy picnicking in front of the sea and watch the charming landscape. They also prefer shopping in the shops spread along the port and buying souvenirs for friends and family.
Icmeler Beach: This beach is one of the favorite destinations for visitors to Marmaris, in order to spend enjoyable times taking a sunbath, lying on its soft sands or swimming in its pure blue waters.
Marmaris Beach: Marmaris Beach is the most famous beach in the city of Marmaris, and although the sands of the beach spread over a small area, it is distinguished by a wonderful and amazing view of the sea.
Marmaris Mountains: Marmaris Mountains enjoy a captivating nature and it is an excellent site for practicing climbing sports. In case you have reached the top of one of these mountains, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the sea and the green areas spread around it.
Marmaris Castle: The Marmaris Castle was a military base that was used by the forces of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and it is still standing today and is considered one of the most important tourist destinations in the city. In addition to its historical importance, the castle has a beautiful view of the city.
The Old City: It is the mountainous streets that surround Marmaris Castle and includes many ways to walk in addition to a number of beautifully designed traditional buildings overlooking the sea and Marmaris Port.
Dalyan: It is a wonderful complex on the banks of the river and located near the city of Marmaris and there you can do many interesting activities which include river trips, discovering the rich history and amazing beaches, as well as some of the best authentic restaurants throughout Turkey.
Youth Square: Youth Square is located near the bus station in Marmaris, and it is an active social center, not only for its dancing fountains, but also because it includes a group of the best restaurants, shops and live music performances.
Marmaris Museum: it is found inside the city's castle, and it represents the best appreciation of its noble past, and it is indeed one of the most beautiful tourist places in the city of Marmaris, especially for fans of discovering history, as it hosts a wide range of exhibits and handicrafts bear clear signs of the splendor of history and offer insight into the past of the Ottoman Empire.