Duration : 7
EUROMOS: Just on the side of the highway behind Milas one of the
best kept temples of Minor Asia is rising up his 16 columns
still into the sky. Only 1969 the international archaeology
learned about this place.One assumes that Euromos, like Labranda,
in the antiquity was connected with Mylasa, today's Milas.
Iassos and the market in Milas
The remains of the antique Roman city Iassos you can visit just
on the other side of the Gulf of Guelluek, the fish market here
only recently excavated, very often was mentioned in ancient
And you should visit a typical Turkish weekly market. Milas is
only 50 km or in other words 40 minutes away from Bodrum. This
is one of the biggest and cheapest markets in this region.
Milas is a geographical area in the province of Mugla with great
natural beauty and boasts 30 ancient cities and settlements
throughout the county.
The town spreads out over the slopes of mount Sodra and the
plain that bears its name, has been inhabited since 1000 B.C.
Milas takes its name from Mylasos, a descendent of the wind God,
Aeolis. lt was the capital city of Caria and a place of
pilgrimage during Carian times as it was the site of the famous
temple of 'Zeus of the Doubleaxe' in antiquity.
In ancient times Milas was called the city of temples because of
the extensive use of marble in its buildings. Milas's 3000 years
of continuous culture and history is visible at every corner.
The western Menteshe Mountains are rich in fauna and floraon in
the high plateaus. These mountains are ideal for hunting and
The Milas Region is also famous for its carpets. They have been
admired all over the world. One example is exhibited in the New
DIDYMA: The Home of a God Didyma was not a city but one of the
three oracle places. It was a center of the cult of Apollo, the
god of divination. Divination was always popular and Apollo
Temple had been a very important place for the Paganist people
until Christianity gave a fatal blow to paganism. Words are not
enough to describe Apollo Temple because of its amazing
dimensions. It measured 118 meters by 60 meters, which is
slightly larger than a football field. There were 128 finely
decorated columns, some of which are 19.50 meters high.
MILETOS: The Hometown of Olympic Games Miletos, which had nearly
90 colonies, was one of the greatest and richest of all the
Greek cities. It was the main trade center in Anatolia for a
long time, and was also rich in culture; science, philosophy and
architecture. The city was the home town of the famous
philosophers of nature such as Thales, Aneximender, Aneximenes,
Hekataios and also, the great city planner Hippodomus who was
the first to try the grid city plan in Miletos. Also, we know
that Miletos was known for athletics, very similar to the
Olympic games. Moreover, the symbol of the Olympic games, the
tripod with a fire, originates from the Lighthouse at the
biggest harbor of Miletos. The Theater where St. Paul gave his
emotional good-bye message to the elders of Ephesus, the
Faustina Baths, The Harbor Monument and the Ilyas Bey Mosque are
the highlights of the site. Art Museum.
• Transfer from port and back
• Transportation by a comfortable AC non smoking Luxurious car /
Van with professional driver.
• Snorkel a WW1 craft & relax on the beach.
• A good chance to search for relics along the shoreline.
• Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours.
• Entry fees to the museums and sites.
• Parking fees.