The East and West ports on the peninsula of Bodrum Castle and the shores of the rising from the merger of two harbors lined with white houses, narrow streets descending to the sea, vaults, and spread around the world the fame of yachts, a region famous for the shipyards.
Homer's 'land of eternal blue,' he said, cevat şakir, and the other 'sleep in peace can live in peace here and in another place will say that it is not for nothing. Throughout history, formerly Halicarnassos, Bodrum has always been fought over and cannot be shared. Today, Bodrum has incorporated all elements that are expected from a holiday resort, and summer and winter that may occur in a major tourism destination. The world no different from a cell with a limited budget who spend a long summer vacation is equipped to meet the expectations of all sections of income groups.
History: Bodrum has been the cradle of many civilizations in the past. Throughout the ages it has suffered from the countless invasions coming from the Aegean islands became an important center for those who want to dominate. Lycian, which is smaller than the others in ionia, the area between Karya (Caria). Halicarnassus (Bodrum) it became one of the most important cities of Caria. Regional historian Herodotus, history's first woman Admiral Artemisia and her Admiral I. so successful II. Artemisia, Eleocharis, has trained with artists such as Shapes. the
the ancient Theater: Bodrum-Turgutreis road. The 13,000-seat Theater on the stage of the excavation was uncovered and the seats have been restored.
- Rock Tombs:on the slope are Rock Tombs that belong to the Hellenistic and Roman periods above the theater.
the Myndos Gate: the west of the city, Halicarnassus was one of the entrances. Myndos two monumental towers and behind them entered the city consisted of an inner courtyard where the door is located. This door is located in the north of the walls of the towers of the first phase of renovation was completed in 1999.
the çifit Castle (Aspat): was built on a cliff by the sea a peninsula. Include remains of various civilizations.
the ancient city: Myndos (Gumusluk), Termena (Akçaalan) and Telmessos (Gumusluk), Adiyaman (lower Lake), Theangela (ETR) is located in the ancient city of the peninsula.
the Stratonikeia: on yatağan - Milas highway, the ruins in the village of eskihisar Caria, Roman and Byzantine ruins, is home to the rich.
the Lagina: Turgut leading to the temple of hecate in position following the dirt road (9 km.) is reached by going. Lagina has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, which is one of the groups it is understood from the excavations that the ancient.
with its rich Cedar (Sorrow): gökova - akyaka, sedir Island can be reached by boat or sea from the region in the eyes of history and natural beauty, is one of the historical places. The temple of Apollo, the theatre, the ancient port are among the first to be seen on the island. The famous Cleopatra Beach is there as well.
the Cisterns almost all of the peninsula built by the Ottomans and today's Gumbet ' are defined as cisterns. The rich were built by their own names.