Sightseeing in Belek - what to see. Complete travel guide

Belek City Center 1. Before you take a picture of local residents, you should absolutely ask them for permission. Photographing women wearing black shawls is not allowed.
2. Do not forget to remove your shoes at the entrance to a mosque or a private home. In large mosques people are allowed to put their shoes in a bag and take them in. When you visit a mosque you should also keep in mind that you can come round praying people only from the side of their backs.
3. Despite the fact that the local residents are very loyal to tourists, it is not recommended to appear on the streets of the city wearing frank and colorful costumes. Such clothes as short skirts, shorts, shirts without sleeves, and tight clothes will be definitely irrelevant when you visit various religious sites and public institutions of Belek.
4. The locals are very hospitable, so tourists shouldn’t refuse the offer to visit their home for a cup of tea. Tourists can be also offered tea or other treats in local retail shops. In this case you should definitely thank a hospitable host a purchase a souvenir from him.
5. Guests will be offered to select from the largest choice of alcoholic beverages in all restaurants and cafes of Belek. However, drinking them is allowed in specially designated areas only. Drinking alcohol on the streets of the city can cause disapproval. Copyright
6. Despite the fact that tips are not formally adopted in the local restaurants, waiters will gratefully accept any additional reward. As a rule, tips estimate approximately 10% of the total order. Leaving tips to taxi drivers is also not accepted. The usual size of tips to maids at hotels estimates one U.S. dollar.
7. Feel free to talk on any subject with the locals. As a rule, they are always happy to help travelers. The only thing that is not worth doing, it is to criticize their national customs, as well as to badmouth about the events of the past. Tourists shouldn’t compare the local traditions with the customs of Greece. Such behavior can also hurt the natives.
Friendliness, helpfulness, and hospitality are the three qualities of local people primarily noticed by travelers when visiting Belek. Making a friend from this city, you can be sure that … Open
8. Do not forget to bargain on local markets. Many sellers specifically overprice their goods several times, hoping to sell them to tourists. You should also bring more paper money in small denominations as it will greatly simplify the process of paying to the local merchants.
9. The tourists, who hope to use a taxi, should keep in mind that taxi rates are two times higher at night. Taxis charge basic rate from 6:00 to 24:00.
10. The system of public transport is well-developed in the city. Buses appear early in the morning and work until 20:00. Micro-buses are another common and popular form of public transport. You can catch them until late in the evening.
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What to visit being in Belek - unique sights

Aspendos Amphitheatre

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
The amphitheater built by Zenon was incredibly beautiful and was decorated with numerous fine statues and sculptures. Unfortunately, they haven’t survived to our days. Spectator seats have been carefully restored. Today, ballet and opera performances take place in the theater frequently. This is where the most famous artists in the world appear. Jose Carreras, as well as other famous opera singers, visited the ancient theater several times. The amphitheater of Aspendos, which can hold up to 7000 people, is one of the largest in the world. … Read further

Duden Waterfalls

From the series “Greatest Waterfalls on Earth”
Those who wish can go down into the cave, which is securely hidden behind the waterfall and appreciate its beauty from the back side as well. In the direct vicinity of the attraction there is an incredibly beautiful park with seating areas specially equipped for relaxation, inviting you for a picnic. Those who prefer to take their ease in an atmosphere of an increased comfort have a chance to relax in one of the nearby restaurants and enjoy panoramic views of the waterfall tasting specialties at the same time. Romantic natures can admire the waterfall during a sea voyage. It offers a great view from the shore. … Read further

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