Away from the main streets there are many beautiful old houses and the bazaar on Tuesday, the best market day, offers honey and olives as local specialities and as Milas is noted as a “carpet making centre” perhaps this is the place to buy one.
Places to Visit in Milas
Gumuskese TempleThe marble Gümüşkesen Temple in Milas is a miniature replica of the Grand Tomb (Mausoleum) in Halicarnassus (Bodrum) that King Mausolus, king of Caria in 377-353 BC, built for himself and it is said to have been one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Great, Orhan Bey and Firuz Bey MosquesThe town's 14th-century mosques, built when Milas was capital of the Mentese Emirate include the Great Mosque (Ulu Cami, 1378), the Mosque of Orhan Bey (1330), and the Firuz Bey Mosque (1394).
Baltali GateOther points of interest are Baltalı Kapı ( Gate with Axe ) a Roman gate in the city walls.
Uzunyuva( Tall Nest ) the single Corinthian column with the storks nest on top proclaiming the 1st century BC Temple of Zeus .
Labranda Ancient CityUp in the hills north of Milas is the ancient city of Labranda.
Milas Archaeological MuseumThere is also an Archaeological Museum housing a rather sparse collection of pottery, figurines, gold diadems and jewellery.
Amenities in MilasMilas has a few small hotels and the dolmus run frequently from Soke .
Turkey Property For Sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Pilaf Rice with Lamb & Aubergine - Red Meat Courses
Raw Pastry - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Stuffed Peppers with Minced Beef - Red Meat Courses
Aubergine with Minced Meat - Vegetable Courses
Pilaf with Almonds - Rice & Pasta Dishes
Spiced Mutton Liver (Arnavut Cigeri) - Meat Mezes