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Bodrum Halicarnossos Turkey
Bodrum Turkey




Bodrum, is probably the best resort in Turkey. It is a peninsula in the southwest of Turkey and about 25 minutes drive from Bodrum-Milas International Airport. Bodrum peninsula incorporates Bodrum-center and the small villages of Turgutreis, Bitez, Yalikavak, Gümüslük and Gümbet.

The history of Bodrum goes back to the 6th century BC. It used to be known as Halicarnassus
and was one of the important cities of the Caria region. The father of history, Herodotus was born in Halicarnassus around the 5th C BC. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum, tomb of King Mausolus was also built in this city. Today, its foundations are well-preserved. Bodrum's other important historical attraction, St. Peter's Castle was built by the knights of St. John in the 14th C.

Bodrum is famous for its night life and has something to offer everyone from dancing shopping, sunbathing, sailing, sightseeing and feasting.

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