There are many attractive places to visit and see in Bodrum. Bodrum peninsula offers great sights and points of interest to choose from on your Bodrum holidays from lovely beaches, historical sights, museums to beautiful coves, bays, and villages.
You can also take day trips out to many well preserved ancient sites from the tour operators in Bodrum, such as Ephesus, Pamukkale, Dalyan, Milas, Labranda, Iassos, Euromos and Didyma. The ancient city of Ephesus is 2 hours away from Bodrum and contains the largest and most well preserved collection of ancient Roman ruins in the Aegean.
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Top 10 Places to Visit & See in Bodrum
Bodrum Castle (St.Peter)
Bodrum Castle is an impressive medieval castle built by the Knights of the Rhodes guards the entrance to Bodrum’s dazzling blue bay, in which the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet. It is one of the most visited sights in Bodrum. Continue reading…
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology – inside Bodrum Castle
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology is situated inside the Bodrum Castle. It is one of the most rare underwater archaeology museums in the world. The Museum of Underwater Archaeology offers a collection of fascinating relics from the lives of ancient shipwrecked mariners, with glassware, copper-ware and gold items from the ship on display. Continue reading…
Bodrum Mausoleum Museum
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For the ones who love exploring the culture and want to see something more ancient than the famous Bodrum Castle, than head out to the remains of the Bodrum Mausoleum Museum, also known as the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Continue reading…
Bodrum Amphitheatre is also one of the best sights in Bodrum. It dates back to 4th century B.C. and the best preserved sites of ancient Halicarnassus. It is one of the oldest stone theaters in the ancient world. Continue reading…
Best Beaches in Bodrum
Bodrum beaches are amazing. You’ll find variety of beautiful blue flagged golden beaches on the Bodrum peninsula. You’ll also find variety of water sports activities at the Bodrum beaches such as parasailing, jet-skiing, banana boat rides, windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving and many more. Continue reading…
Once a pretty seaside village and a fishing port, Gumusluk is now a popular holiday town located on the middle west end of the Bodrum peninsula. The resort is famous for its fresh fish and crystal clear waters. The beach and sea is great here while the inner harbor is like a lake that is also very popular for yachts and gulets. Also see and enjoy the Rabbit Island. Continue reading…
Situated on a hill between central Bodrum and Gumbet, the Windmills of Bodrum is a great place where you can come and see these magnificent structures, enjoy the stunning views of the bays and take unforgettable photos. Dating back to the 1970s, the windmills were used to grind flour. Continue reading…
Bodrum Maritime Museum
Bodrum Maritime Museum is opened in 2010 with an exhibition of 18 Bodrum type boat model inside a tent in front of the Bodrum Castle. And after, with the contribution of the Bodrum Municipality and Bodrum Chamber of Commerce, Bodrum Maritime Museum opened its gate at the old Bedesten building in 2011. The vision of the Bodrum Maritime Museum is to make the visitors to experience and explore the maritime history of Bodrum, to ensure maintenance of their collection and to improve it with new objects, historical documents and works.
Address: Carsi Dist. Nazim Hikmet Str. No.4/1 48400, Bodrum
Tel: + 90 252 316 33 10, Web: bodrumdenizmuzesi.org
Bodrum Marina Yacht Club
Bodrum Marina Yacht Club is a famous entertainment and nightlife center in central Bodrum overlooking the Bodrum port and historical Bodrum Castle. It provides great views of the sea and Bodrum castle. Bodrum Marina Yacht Club is open for all year round and also the only facility that offers live music performances every day during the year. There are 3 restaurants and 4 bars at the Bodrum Marina Yacht Club.
Bodrum Dolphin Park in Guvercinlik
Located in Guvercinlik bay, about 21 km. from central Bodrum, the Bodrum Dolphin Park is a fantastic dolphin park and therapy center where you can watch, meet and swim with the dolphins. Dolphing shows are amazing that you’ll watch their great performances and take photos and videos during the shows.
Covering an area 4,000 square meters on the sea surface, and with a capacity of 300 seats, you’ll have a great and fun day out along the four dolphin pools with 4 dolphins (Afalina). The park also has quality restaurants, cafes and a beach club.