Category Archive: Bodrum

Top 10 Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard & Cemetery Photo Gallery

This month’s theme is “Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard and Cemetery” for our Top 10 Photos from Annie at Bodrum and Beyond Photography.

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Myndos Gate Bodrum

Myndos Gate was located on the western side of the city wall that protected the ancient city of Bodrum. The towers and walls are being renovated, and this is the location of a bloody battle when Alexander the Great stormed the city.

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Back Street Stroll to Bodrum’s Mausoleum

The restaurants and bars that line the harbour along Neyzen Tevfik add a touch of modern day glitz and glamour to Bodrum. But you only have to step off the main drag to be transported back in time, as you follow the tranquil back streets of Bodrum that lead to the entrance of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

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Bodrum Itinerary Inspiration: Into the Past

No matter how much time you have to devote, there’s a variety of options to build your ideal Bodrum Itinerary. Do you want to fill an hour, or devote a whole day to delving into Bodrum past?

Whether you want buildings or ships; renovated architecture or ancient wonder ruins; or a good old nose around the former residence of Turkey’s equivalent to Liberace, all are accessible and within easy walking distance of Bodrum town centre, or a short dolmus ride away.

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Highlights of Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology

This is one of the most famous landmarks in Bodrum, and is housed in the Castle of Saint John, which was built in the beginning of 15th century by the Knights Hospitaller. It is a unique place, especially for travellers with interest in history. The museum is centrally located in Bodrum, just a few steps away from the water’s edge and the marina.

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Video of Bodrum Castle Sights

 

4 minute video photo montage of the sights of Bodrum Castle, including the Amphora exhibition and a tour of the ramparts with a view of Bodrum Bay and Bodrum Marina.

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Sue’s visit to Bodrum Castle

This is another of Sue’s guest blog posts, and this is about her trip to Bodrum Caslte. Bodrum’s medieval Castle of St. Peter is on every tourist’s “must-see” list. The castle’s courtyards, turrets, galleries, and gardens are magnificent! Its stone walls dominate the Bodrum waterfront from land and sea, and its history is impressive.

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Bodrum Amphitheatre Photo Gallery

Bodrum Theatre has all the features of a classical period theatre. It has similar design principles to Epidauros Theatre in Greece, and since there is no other theatre building in the region with these features, Bodrum Theatre is a unique example of this period.

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Video of Myndos Gate Bodrum

1m video of the partially renovated city walls and Myndos Gate, which is the only surviving entry gate from the ancient Halicarnassus era. In 333 B.C. this area was the site of a great battle. The soldiers of Alexander the Great fought to capture the city.

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Melinda’s Tour of Bodrum Castle of St. Peter

Guest Blogger Melinda introduces us to some of her favourite discoveries at Bodrum’s Castle of St. Peter, quirky architecture, and of course some more amorphae, which she shares in a photo gallery.

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Melinda’s Tour of Bodrum’s Museum of Underwater Archaeology

Guest Blogger Melinda introduces us to some of her favourite discoveries at Bodrum’s Museum of Underwater Archaeology, she has a passion for the different types of vases and pots, which she shares in a photo gallery.

Melinda also provides an overview of the oldest ship wreck every discovered.

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Bodrum Castle Layout and Links to Major Sights

Familiarize yourself with the layout and what to see during a trip to Bodrum Castle and Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Before you go, view this interactive map and use the hyperlinks to all of the exhibitions and locations at this major Bodrum attraction.

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