Category Archive: Gümüşlük

Index Page: Bodrum Itinerary Ideas

This is the Home Page for the Bodrum Itinerary Inspirations pages. Whether you want delve into Bodrum’s History with a culture immersion itinerary; bury your head in a book or and relax by the water, or practice your haggling skills during a mammoth shopping expedition – Bodrum has it all on offer. It’s also an ideal location to use as a jumping-off point to explore the rest of the peninsula.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/bodrum-itinerary-index/

Gümüşlük Coast Road Closed

The Gümüşlük Coast Road was closed because of local archeological activity – but it has been reopened in time for the 2015 Season.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/gumusluk-coast-road-closed/

A video glimpse at Gümüşlük’s past

These two Gümüşlük videos are by Algis Kemezys. In one he walks across the ancient sunken pathway leading to Rabbit Island, and in the other he wanders along the ancient walls and back roads to discover the ruins of the ancient hamam.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/video-glimpse-gumusluks-past/

Video of Ancient Myndos Ruins in Gümüşlük

Many of the antiquities are now meters under the ground but wandering this area is still very much a fun thing to do because it is so beautiful here in this region. Video by Algis Kemezys.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/video-myndos-ruins/

Gümüşlük Ancient Hamam Photo Gallery

Gümüşlük Ancient Hamam is being excavated as part of the archaeological activity in ancient Myndos. Photos of the local area and route to reach it from the harbour and from the main road.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/gumusluk-ancient-hamam-photo-gallery/

Shakespeare mentions Gümüşlük

The ancient name for Gümüşlük is Myndus, and you’ll still see signs that reference it’s historical name.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/shakespeare/

White dome-shaped cisterns

Traditionally, Sarnics were used to gather winter rainwater & local spring water, to be used in fields & for livestock during the summer. Many have been restored, or convereted for other uses.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/white-dome-shaped-cisterns/

Gümüşlük Statue marking the path to Rabbit Island

Step off Gumusluk’s dry land and navigate across to Rabbit Island using the sunken walls of the ancient city of Myndos as your underwater path.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/gumusluk-statue-marking-the-causeway-to-rabbit-island/

A Brief History of Gümüslük

Gümüslük is on the opposite side of the Bodrum Peninsula, and with its westerly aspect, Gümüslük provides some spectacular sunsets and a great array of fish restaurants.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bodrumpeninsulatravelguide.co.uk/gumusluk-history/