BODRUM An Introduction
Bodrum, ancient Halicarnasus is one of the most attractive resort towns in southern Turkey. The town offers not only one of the most famous Underwater Archaeology Museums of the world, but also a splendid Crusaders Castle, built by the Knights of Saint John, with 250 Coat of Arms; the ruins of ancient Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World; remains of a marvelous ancient theatre going back to the time of King Mausolos and famous city walls and especially Myndos Gate, mentioned during the campaign of Alexander the Great.
Visitors also have possibilities to reach sites on Bodrum Peninsula and nearby ancient sites such as Ephesus, Miletus, Priene, Heraclia, Iassos also have a daily boat tours around Bodrum and world famous 'Blue Voyage' to discover the most beautiful coastline in the south western coast of Turkey. Bodrum, which is a very popular summer resort of Turkey, offers also unrivalled nightlife and a great choice for restaurants.