Places to Visit in Ürkmez

Jan. 26, 2024
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Ürkmez is a holiday resort in the Seferhisar district of Izmir, located in the Aegean Region of our country. The town, which stands out with its lush green nature and deep blue sea, has a calm atmosphere and is an escape point especially for those who want to get away from the crowd. It is possible to have a wonderful holiday in the town, which is flocked by both local and foreign tourists during the summer period. Located approximately 45 kilometers from Izmir city center and 25 kilometers from Seferhisar district, the town attracts attention with its clean beaches. In addition to its beaches, it also has historical buildings worth seeing. Since Ürkmez is close to Izmir in terms of places to visit, it has many touristic spots. For those who plan to visit the town, information about the places to visit is very important. However, before touching on this issue, we would like to talk about how you can reach the town most easily.

Those coming to Ürkmez from Izmir and Seferhisar regions can choose private vehicles as their first transportation option. Apart from private vehicles, there are also public transportation vehicles such as trains, buses or minibuses. Visitors planning to come from Izmir can go to the Izban rail system and take the train from there. Those coming from the bus terminal can choose minibuses to reach the town after a journey of approximately 2 hours. It is also possible to reach the town by Iztransi buses. Those coming from out of town can use the navigation application if they come with their personal cars. Holidaymakers who plan to come by intercity buses should first reach the bus station in Izmir. There are regular bus services from many points of our country. You can buy a bus ticket from the bus company that best suits your budget and reach the terminal.

After arriving at the bus station, you can take public transportation from here or get there faster by using the taxi service. Those who want to travel by rail can consider the Izmir Blue Train Line option. Train services are organized to Izmir from cities such as Ankara, Manisa, Kütahya and Balıkesir. After reaching the city, you can go to the town by public transportation or taxi. For transportation by air, you must first arrive at the airport serving in Izmir. You can choose one of the companies that fly to this region from your location and buy a flight ticket. After arriving at the airport, you can take one of the public transportation vehicles or consider the taxi alternative for direct transportation.

There are many places you should visit when you come to Ürkmez, which is among the frequent destinations of those who want to have a quiet and peaceful holiday. The most popular places to see in the town include Lebedos Ancient City, Ürkmez Dam, Ürkmez Beach, Ürkmez Coast İpekkum Beach and Night Market. You can add these places to your list of places to visit and have an unforgettable holiday.

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Lebedos Ancient City

At the top of our list of places to visit in Ürkmez is the Ancient City of Lebedos, which stands out with its historical structure. If you are a die-hard history buff, we recommend you start your trip here.

This ancient city, located next to the town, is among the Ionian cities, consisting of twelve cities in total. This ancient city is not very popular compared to other cities. However, some important studies have been carried out on this place and as a result of these studies, it has been determined that the history of this ancient city dates back to prehistoric times. When you come here, it is possible to see closely the obsidian chip remains from prehistoric times. You can also come across historical structures such as towers and basilicas.

Ürkmez Dam

This dam, located on the Ürkmez Stream, which has the same name as the town, was built between 1985 and 1989.

When you visit Ürkmez Dam, you will be greeted by a unique natural view. In this region surrounded by pine trees, you can spend peaceful hours alone with nature, and on the other hand, you can take photos and capture magnificent nature views.

Ürkmez Beach

Ürkmez town is a region that stands out with its beaches. There are multiple beaches in this town, which is preferred not only for summer holidays but also for weekend holidays.

One of these beaches is Ürkmez Beach, which attracts attention with its crystal clear sea. The coast of this beach, also known as an aquarium, is completely covered with sand. The sea is a little shallower than other beaches. If you want to spend your summer holiday in this town, you are at the right place. By visiting this beach, you can enjoy the sea and sunbathe all day long.

Ürkmez Beach İpekkum Beach

The next trip route on our list of places to visit in Ürkmez is Ürkmez Sahil İpekkum Beach. Enjoy the trio of sea, sand and sun in a calm atmosphere. If you want to visit, you can come here.

The sea of this beach is covered with sand and is also very clean. This beach, with its shallow sea, is among the frequent destinations of both residents and tourists. Also, if you want to stay here, you have many accommodation options.

Night Market

One of the places you should not leave without seeing when you come to Ürkmez is the famous Night Market. We recommend that you add this market to your list of places to visit in Ürkmez.

You can find many different products in this market, from textiles to jewelry, from accessories to souvenirs. You can also visit this market, which has become a center of attention for tourists, and buy products for both yourself and your loved ones. 

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