Balikesir Tourism

Visit Balikesir - Best of Balikesir

Balıkesir (Turkish pronunciation: [baˈlɯkesiɾ]) is the capital city of Balıkesir Province. Balıkesir is in the Marmara region of Turkey and has a population of 331,788 inhabitants. Between 1341-1922, it was the capital of Karasi.

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This warm abode of Balikesir is a delightful place to visit in Turkey. A gripping city on its own right, Izmir also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Izmir for its bountiful attractions like Kemeralti Market, Saat Kulesi Or Izmir Clock Tower, Asansor on your trip to Balikesir. To explore Balikesir, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Balikesir*

  • Pollution Statistics in Balikesir

    Know the pollution level of Balikesir before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Balikesir: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Balikesir for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balikesir.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Balikesir - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 66.38 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 6 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.62 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.55 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.82 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Balikesir

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balikesir

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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