Bodrum: Attractions and more...
The Bodrum Castle is the most impressive monument of the city. It now houses the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology; the first of its kind in the world, it displays findings of excavations under the sea. Though the Mausoleum of King Moussollos was destroyed, the foundation is still intact and some antiques and replicas of the original artefacts of the masterpiece make it a worthwhile visit. Parts of the walls of the ancient city of Halicarnassus have also been restored.
Inland from the harbour, indulge in a hamam, a Turkish bath or opt for mud baths. The Blue Voyage starts here at Bodrum and ends at Antalya; the 15–20 day long trip winds through some of the best historic sites on the country.
The sunny Greek island of Rhodes with its beautiful stretch of beaches and lush green countryside may be accessed by boat. Kos another smaller Greek island known for its beaches and interesting archaeological sites is also just across the gulf.
|Kos - 23.7 mi|
The climate is mild most of the year. This fact, together with the long hours
of sunshine and the marvellous beaches has raised the island to the level of
|Leros - 36.3 mi|
Leros has a 60-km long coastline adorned with several beautiful beaches. These long sandy beaches are peaceful and offer serene and calm beauty. Some of these beaches are Gourna...