About us

Gökova Geometry Topology Institute (GGTI) is founded in Akyaka/Turkey on the 25th anniversary of GGT Conferences. It is built by individual contributions and sacrifices. It is hoped that in the future it can expand its funding base so as to run as a healthy mathematics institute, by hosting many interesting programs. GGTI building is built by the proprietor Hamdi Yücel Gürsoy of the Yücelen Group, who has been a supporter of GGT conferences from the beginning. The building is built in the special Akyaka style architecture.

How to find us

Directions to the institute

The institute is in Akyaka / Gökova. The nearest airport is in Dalaman. The information below should give you an idea about how to reach Gökova. You should still check for accuracy.

By plane

Apart from THY (Turkish Airlines) and major European airlines, Delta, Northwest-KLM service Turkey. There are direct flights from either USA or Europe. If you come by plane the closest airport is Dalaman airport (One can fly to Dalaman via Istanbul, there are even direct flights to Dalaman from some European cities).

From Dalaman airport you can take any bus going to Akyaka-Dortyol - for example THY (Turkish Airlines) bus to Marmaris (this bus is called HAVAS) - and proceed as below.

Also if you let us know your arrival time in advance the hotel personnel will meet you at the airport. If you fly to Izmir or Istanbul and want to go to Dalaman by bus, you can proceed as below.

By bus

If you come by bus, get out at DÖRTYOL junction near Gokova, which is the crossroad of MUGLA-MARMARIS-DALAMAN-GOKOVA/AKYAKA. It is best to tell the bus driver to let you out at this junction when boarding the bus. The institute is 4 km. away from DORTYOL. You can find a taxi at least until midnight to the institute. You can also call Hotel Yucelen to arrange a ride.

(a) If you are coming from IZMIR, ISTANBUL, AYDIN, or DENIZLI you should take a bus going to any of the directions : MARMARIS, FETHIYE, KOYCEGIZ, DALAMAN, or DATCA

(b) If you are coming from the south (e.g. ANTALYA) you should take the bus which goes to IZMIR.

Distance to Gokova from some of the major cities in Turkey (1.6 km = 1 mile)


Izmir 245 km
Aydin 120 km
Mugla 22 km
Dalaman 77 km
Ankara 646 km
Istanbul 813 km
Denizli 172 km
Antalya 316 km