Interest on rise in Muğla’s culture tourism
MUĞLA – Anadolu AgencyInterest in the southwestern province of Muğla’s culture tourism has been increasing in recent years thanks to promotional works, as well as the contribution of the cinema and TV sector.
The Belen Coffee House, which was restored in 2005, the Bozüyük neighborhood, which has become famous thanks to films and TV series, and the world’s largest marble city, ancient Stratonikeia, have drawn great attention from both local and foreign tourists.
Muğla Metropolitan Municipality official Salih Tufan said the city was a haven for tourism that was not just limited to beach tourism.
He said they had been conducting works to preserve and promote cultural values. “The Belen Coffee House is visited by 50,000 people a year. The Bozüyük neighborhood has been promoted in cinema and TV series. We have tourism houses where we serve tourists. We also have new works to develop culture tourism.”