You can spend a pleasant few hours in Bandırma (bahn-DUHR-mah, pop. 80,000), but most travelers are just passing through.
Bandırma’s bus terminal (otogar) is up the hill away from the docks, near the highway. More…
Bandırma has hotels and restaurants within walking distance of the ferry docks, but few tourists stay here, preferring to move on to where they really want to be.
—by Tom Brosnahan