Mugla Milas District Guide

Mugla City Guide

Milas is one of the biggest districts of Muğla with more than 140.000 population. Especially for the summer holidays Milas Turkey is one of the most preferred locations. Along with Bodrum, the Mediterranean Region attracts local and foreign tourists every year. You can reach this region via different routes and enjoy a unique summer holiday. The economy of Milas is based on tourism and industry. Many important ancient cities and historical destinations are located in Milas.

Check out the most comprehensive Milas city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Milas” or “How to get to Milas?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




68 / km2

1,19 %

2067 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Milas? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Milas, there are 1 state hospital named as Milas State Hospital and 2 private hospitals in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Milas or real estate for rent in Milas , you are on the right page. As of the end of October 2020 in Muğla, Milas, the prices of houses for sale have increased by 39.45% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 125 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of October 2020, the most appreciated neighborhoods in Milas district of Muğla province are Ören, Boğaziçi, Güneş, Güllük, Hacı İlyas in order.

Accommodation in Milas is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, it’s possible to find different accommodation alternatives like hotels and hostels in Milas.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Milas” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Milas” questions in this guide.  There are many ancient cities in Milas district, which has a long history. One of the most important ancient cities is Herakleia Ancient City. Herakleia Ancient City is located at the end of Bafa Lake, near Çamiçi Village. History BC. This ancient city dating back to 7 centuries was used as a port city. The Temple of AthenaAgora, Yediler Monastery, Bouleterion, Endiymion Temple and the remains of churches and monasteries in the islands are among the works that have survived in the ancient city, which was accepted as a sacred area in the Byzantine Period. Ulu Mosque in the city center is a mosque built 350 years ago in the Ottoman period.  When we were talking about Milas, we said that it is full of reflections of both nature and history. Bafa Lake is one of the places that best reflects this. Located within the border of Söke and Milas, this lake fascinates everyone with the flora and variety of living things around it. In addition to these, the most striking aspect of Bafa Lake is that the villages located by the lake are full of historical ruins.

Transportation to Milas is very easy and there are many alternatives. The closest airport to Milas is Bodrum-Milas Airport and its distance to Milas is approximately 64 kilometers. You can reach Milas by using the Izmir-Aydin highway. Milas buses depart from many places and you can reach them by following the times of these buses.


Enes Sahin

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