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Marmaris Holidays: Have Fun in the Port Town

Marmaris is a fascinating tourist destination that offers exciting water-borne activities and two major marinas. It was a sleepy fishing village until the late twentieth century but was transformed into a modern port town owing to the construction boom. It is located on the Mediterranean coast along the Turkish Riviera's shoreline in the Mugla Province. The town was completely destroyed by an earthquake in the year 1958 but was completely rebuilt in the years that followed.

Revisit history at the Marmaris Castle

A visit to Marmaris Castle during your Marmaris holidays would introduce you to its long history that dates back more than a thousand years. Before his expedition against the Rhodes, Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent had ordered the reconstruction of this castle as it served as an excellent military base. Today, it is among the few castles in the country to possess a museum, which displays artefacts from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras.

Try Turkish delicacies at Irem Restaurant

On your visit to the Grand Bazaar, you can find many restaurants that provide authentic Turkish dishes at lower prices. One such restaurant is Irem Restaurant, in which, you can taste some Turkish culinary delights like Adana kebabs. Irem Restaurant is popular among both locals as well as tourists for its friendly atmosphere and quality service.

Enjoy relaxed moments on the Marmaris Urban Beach

If you wish to unwind beside clear waters and fantastic sands, head to the Marmaris Urban Beach. This is the most popular urban beach in the Turkish town and is liked by many tourists for its lively and cosmopolitan environment. It is also easier for them to reach this beach, as it is quite close to the Marmaris centre. Some exciting events are also held on the Marmaris Urban Beach by the Marmaris Municipality every year.

Shop in the Marmaris Grand Bazaar

The savings made at the Marmaris Grand Bazaar would enable you to enjoy cheap holidays to Marmaris and get your desired souvenirs. This vast shopping centre offers plenty of items like carpets, clothing, fishing equipment, leather products, food and drinks. Honey and locally made jam are among the items that are popular with the buyers. The shops in Marmaris Grand Bazaar open at 9:00 in the morning and remain open till 10:00 in the evening.

Take a boat trip to Dalyan

During your time spent in Marmaris, you can take a boat trip to Dalyan. This town is extremely popular for its fascinating natural beauty, historic sites, turtle beach and mud bath. During your trip to this town, you can also visit the Iztuzu Beach to enjoy swimming and sunbathing. The fact that Iztuzu Beach and Dalyan were chosen as the Best Beach Destination of Europe by the Zoover website gives you another reason to embark on a trip to Dalyan. Many of the tourists visiting this beach are reminded of their saint lucia holidays and all the wonderful moments spent on its sandy beaches.

Hit the dance floor at Crazy Daisy Bar

You can have several choices in night-time entertainment during your holidays to Marmaris town. They range from small beachfront restaurants to elegant discos and nightclubs. You can get to the Crazy Daisy Bar and join more than a thousand clubbers on its dance floor as the DJs come up with some exciting music that makes everyone sway to their tunes. 

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