Dibeklihan Culture & Art Village

Top choice in Bodrum Peninsula

In the all-but abandoned village of Yakaköy just off the road between Yalıkavak and Ortakent, this complex contains an art gallery, shops, the Dibek Sofrası restaurant and an exhibition with Ottoman antiques such as jewelled daggers, antique fountain pens and ornate coffee cups collected by the owners. Classic movies are shown in the Film Bar.

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