Sightseeing in Fethiye - what to see. Complete travel guide

Hillside Beach Club 1. Before you take a picture of local residents, be sure to ask them for permission. You shouldn’t take pictures or shoot video of women dressed in long-sleeved national costumes.
2. Tourists who expect to visit holy places and religious sites should carefully select their outfit. It is unacceptable to go on an excursion in short skirts, shorts and dresses of bright color. Before entering a mosque it’s necessary to take off your shoes.
3. Alcoholic beverages can be consumed only in designated areas. City walk with a bottle of spirits in hand will certainly cause disapproval and a heavy fine. The appearance in public in an intoxicated state is also considered a serious offense.
4. You can leave a tip for good service in restaurants and cafes; 10% of the order would be sufficient. You can leave a tip of $1-$1.5 dollars for a maid at the hotel, but it’s not customary to leave a tip for taxi drivers.
5. Buying things at the open market you should be very careful, as goods aren’t always of high quality. It’s necessary to bargain at open markets and in private stores, as it often reduces the price of the item for several times. Copyright
6. Despite the fact that tap water is considered safe, it isn’t recommended for drinking. It has a very unpleasant taste and affects the process of acclimatization badly. Purified bottled water can be purchased at any grocery store.
7. Travelers who plan to use a taxi have to consider that there are two types of rates, day-time and night-time. Latter is used from midnight to 6:00 am. At the daytime, many important sightseeing sites and beaches can be easily reached by bus.
Fethiye is perfect for those who like to spend time outdoors, relax on a beach and walk around the beautiful surroundings. Among the main entertainment options are walking around the … Open
8. Shoppers should pay attention to leather and handmade carpets represented at local markets and in shopping pavilions. These products of very good quality have attractive prices, which are considered the lowest in Turkey.
9. In public places one should be extremely cautious and monitor personal belongings closely. There are pickpockets at markets, on beaches and in other busy places. You shouldn’t use services of individuals, no matter how favorable the conditions may seem.
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What to visit being in Fethiye - unique sights


From the series “The Most Impressive Abandoned Cities on the Planet”
Tourists are attracted by the opportunity to stroll through the narrow picturesque streets and to visit the extraordinary religious sites - Taksiyarhis Church and Panaghia Pyrgiotissa Church. The current Government continues to guard the historic complex. At the initiative of the locals and the Government the ruins have been partially re-built. A lot of interesting excursions are organized for foreigners every day. There are some attractive restaurants and shops near the city’s historic area. Once forgotten, Kayakoy town is surely to have found a new life. … Read further


From the series “Abandoned Places of the Earth with Distinct Marks of Civilization”
A few years ago, a museum dedicated to tragic history has been opened in Karakoy. Every year, this deserted place is visited by more and more tourists. Before the city was deserted, there have been about 3 000 homes. There have been pharmacies, plenty of shops, and even a printing press that has printed a local newspaper. In addition, the city had ancient churches and monasteries, which were unable to survive. … Read further

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