THINGS TO DO IN BODRUM

THINGS TO DO IN BODRUM

THINGS TO DO IN BODRUM

BODRUM CASTLE


Historical Bodrum Castle located in the center of the District, Bodrum Castle is one of the most important historical monuments of the district. The construction of the castle was started by the Knights of Rhodes in 1402 and completed in 1522. During the Greek revolt in 1824, the Turks built houses in the castle and used it as a military base. In 1895, the walls of the castle were strengthened and continued to be used as a prison. The castle, which suffered great damage during the first World War, continues to exist to the present day.
In the Underwater Archaeological Museum, various historical artifacts, cultural products belonging to the district, items belonging to people who lived here in previous times are exhibited. The entrance price to the castle is 30 Turkish Lira.

BODRUM ANTIQUE THEATRE


Bodrum Ancient Theatre ruins located on the slope of Goktepe, Bodrum Ancient Theatre is one of the rare and important works that have remained as it has been from the Hellenic period to the present day. The theater, which has a total capacity of 13,000 people, consists of 3 parts. The ancient theatre, consisting of Stage, opera and seating, has a rectangular design.
In the summer, concerts are held at the theater, where admission is free.

APOSTOL CHURCH


The church, located on Little Rabbit Island in the resort of Gundogan, is one of the important historical monuments. After a 15-minute journey by dolmus boats from Gündogan, you can reach the island at the same time. It is also called Apostol Island.
M.Ö 2. It bears architectural traces that the church, which is estimated to have been built in a hundred years, was built in the same period as Hagia Sophia. Even the Greek islands can be seen from the church, which has a magnificent view.

IASOS ANCIENT CITY


Iasos Ancient City Ruins of Iasos ancient city, located 28 km from Bodrum, m.It is estimated that it was built in 3000 BC. The ancient city, which was founded on a peninsula, has aqueducts, tombs and a Sunday.
Iasos people are very famous for their fondness for fish. A legend is described in relation to this fondness. According to legend, when a musical feast is being held in the city, suddenly the fish Bell starts ringing and everyone leaves the field except an old man. After that, the artists come to the old man and thank him for his respect for the music. He mentions that everyone left after the bell rang. Hearing this, the old man states that he does not hear the bell ringing, and apologizes and goes fishing in the room.
Entrance to the ancient city is free of charge.

MAUSOLEION OPEN-AIR MUSEUM


Remains of the mausoleum Open-Air Museum The Open-Air Museum, located in the center of Odrum, also known as the mausoleum, is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the world. M.The mausoleum, which was built in 355 BC, has 36 columns and a 21-step pyramid and a mausoleum at the top. 13. as before the century, the remaining tomb was destroyed as a result of the earthquake and the destroyed stones were used in the construction of the castle.

MYNDOS GATE


The Myndos Gate, located at the end of Turgut Reis, is one of the two gates used as one of the city walls of Halicarnassus. M.Ö 4. The door, which has been standing for a hundred years to the present day, was restored again in 1999.
The door, which you can see for free, is also known as the door that prevents Alexander the Great from entering the city.

WINDMILLS


Bodrum windmills the windmills are located in Bardakçı Bay, which can be reached by bardakçı line minibuses from the center of Bodrum. 18 of the mills, which are heavily flooded by visitors in the summer. It is estimated to have been made in a hundred years. Bodrum and Gumbet can be seen from the point where the mills are located, which are especially preferred for landscape photography.