With magnificent shores that are located at the intersection of the Aegean and the Mediterranean; Mugla is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations located in the Aegean region of Turkey.
Its 6000-year-old history and antique cities make Muğla a popular city in history and culture tourism.
With world-famous destinations such as Bodrum, Marmaris, and Fethiye; global brands boroughs like Datça, Köyceğiz, Milas, and Seydikemer; elite touristic destinations such as Dalyan, Dead Sea, Kayaköy, Akyaka, Saklıkent, Valley of the Butterflies, Sedir Island and Gökova; extreme sports like paragliding, board kite surf, rafting and diving, a 1.450 km coast, thousands of magnificent bays, two international airports, nine sea borders, a network of roads that reach all over the country; neighbors such as Antalya, Aydın, Denizli, and its closeness to Izmir, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Aphrodisias will make it easier for you to choose Muğla as your next destination.
Map of Touristic Places in Mugla, Turkey
Historical Places of Muğla
Lagina: House of Moon Goddess Hekate
Lagina Hekate sanctuary is located within the boundaries of Turgut Town of Yatagan District of Mugla Province.
Temenos of the Lagina was an important cult center of Carians. Recent research shows that the region has a continuous settlement from the old Bronze Age (3000 BC) to the present day. The Seleucid kings made the religious center of the Lagina sanctuary with great reconstruction work.
The temenos of Lagina includes the propylon (monumental gate), the sacred road, the altar (sacrifice and altar), the peribolos (the wall surrounding the sanctuary), the Doric Stoas, and the Hekate temple.
Hekate is a very mysterious, Anatolian, Carian-origin goddess who is not among the 12 gods of Olympos.
Ancient City of Kaunos: Symbols of Dalyan, Muğla, Turkey