Muğla

More than 165,000 people paraglided over from Mt. Babadağ

More than 165,000 people paraglided over the famous Mt. Babadağ of the Fethiye district in Turkey's southwestern Muğla province in 2019.

Mt. Babadağ in the resort town of Ölüdeniz, also known as Blue Lagoon, welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists who want to paraglide every year.

Turkey Sells Two of Its Islands

Islands near the southwestern province of Mugla and western Balikesir have been put up for sale online, Sabah reports.

Karaca Island off the Marmaris district of Muğla is listed at a price of 210 million liras ($36.7 million), put on sale on Sept. 22 by Turkish businesspeople living in the United States. 

Strong Еarthquake near Rhodes Island, it Was also Felt in Turkey

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has been recorded in the Dodecanese Aegean region, according to the official website of the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

The epicenter of the quake was 35 km southeast of the Greek island of Rhodes and 106 km south of the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla, at a 10km depth.

2,200 year-old mythological masks unearthed in Turkey's west

Masks, which were estimated to be 2,200 years old and were engraved on marble blocks of the mythology gods of that period, are seen after being unearthed at Ancient City of Stratonikeia, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Centre - Tentative Lists in the Aegean province of Muğla.

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