Bodrum, 48, Turkey

  • Bodrum is a Turkish port town in Mu─čla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of the country. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova, and it faces the Greek island of Kos. Today, it is an international center of tourism and yachting. The city was called Halicarnassus of Caria in ancient times. The Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was here. Bodrum Castle, built by the Crusaders in the 15th century, overlooks the harbor and the International Marina. The castle grounds includes a Museum of Underwater Archeology and hosts several cultural festivals throughout the year.

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The Mausoleum, Bodrum Castle & Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology The Mausoleum, Bodrum Castle & Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology Bodrum's acclaimed landmark. Throughout six centuries the building has been destroyed and rebuilt, and served as a military garrison, a compound enclosing a tiny village, and even as a fortress prison. Today it houses one of the finest mus by Carla Pacheco - Bodrum, 48, Turkey - - Reply