Consisting of a combination of eastern and western ports of Bodrum castle situated on a peninsula and two white houses lined the shores of the harbor, the sea, the narrow streets of Gumbet and yachts world-wide fame, a region famous for its shipyards.
Homer's' land of eternal blue "Shakir said, and the other Bodrum, Cevat 'somewhere else to sleep in peace and lived here in peace' is to say, to no avail. Throughout history, formerly known as Halicarnassus, Bodrum, then, can not be shared, and which has been a place for the sake of fighting all the time.
Today, Bodrum, a resort within the region is expected to collect all the elements, which may occur in summer and winter tourist center. Rich yachtsmen from all over the world can pass the budget by means of a pension to a group of long summer holidays are well-equipped to meet the expectations of all parties.
History: Bodrum has been the cradle of several civilizations in the past. Bodrum Aegean islands invaded by numerous visitors from throughout the ages, has been an important center for those who want to dominate the Mediterranean. Ionia is smaller than others in the area between the Lycians Karya (Caria) takes place. Halicarnassus (Bodrum) was one of the important cities of Caria. Area historian Heredotus, history's first woman admiral I. So successful that his admiral Artemisia II. Artemisia, Leachares, has produced artists such as Shepas.
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Ancient Theatre: Bodrum-Turgutreis road. Stage of the excavation revealed the 13,000-seat theater has been restored and the seats.
Tombs: Above the theater, and the slope are rock tombs of the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Myndos Gate: west of the city, Halicarnassus, one of the entrances. Myndos gate in two monumental towers and an inner courtyard behind the town consisted entered the door. This is the first stage of repair of the door in the north of the city walls and towers were completed in 1999.
Çıfıt Castle (Aspat): Link to the southwest of the peninsula was built on a rocky outcrop near the bay. Is located in the remains of various civilizations.
Ancient Cities: Myndos (Gumusluk), Termena (Akçaalan) Telmissos (Gürece), Kadıyanda (Aşağıgöl), Theangela (Etrim) is an ancient city on the peninsula.
Stratonikeia: Yatagan - Milas highway, the ruins of the village on the Eskihisar Caria, Roman and Byzantine periods is home to the rich remains.
Lagina: Yatagan Turgut temple of Hecate stepping dirt road (9 km.) can be reached by going. One of the most important centers of ancient Caria Lagina has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, the excavations understood.
Cedar Adeun (Kedreae): Gokova - Akyaka or Çamlıköy Cedar Island can be reached by sea, historical places in history and natural beauty of the region. Temple of Apollo, the theater, the first to see the remains of the ancient harbor. The famous Cleopatra beach is here as well.
Tanks: all over the peninsula by the Ottomans, and today's Bodrum 'are defined as cisterns. Their names were built by the wealthy.