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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 Maritime Museum Shell Exhibit Photo Gallery

Bodrum Maritime Museum has an extensive shell collection as well as the history of local sponge fishing & memorabilia from the Fisherman of Halicarnassus. This article features photos from the shell collection at the museum.

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Bodrum Maritime Museum Article

The Bodrum Maritime Museum opened in 2011, and includes an expansive history of Bodrum’s Maritime past. It includes a huge shell collection, model boats and an introduction to the local fisherman that were active during Bodrum’s sponge-fishing past.

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Bodrum Maritime Museum Videos

A series of 4 videos encompassing and in-depth tour of the Bodrum Maritime Museum, which opened its doors up again in January 2014.

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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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Amphora at Bodrum Castle

Take a tour of Bodrum Castle, and you’ll see your fair share of Amphora. They come in all shapes and sizes, and this article provides you with a little bit of background about these vessels used to transport cargo in ancient times.

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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’s Zeki Müren Museum

Zeki Müren was a prominent Turkish singer, composer & actor, famous for his compelling voice. His Bodrum house is now an Art Museum, and is a worthy off-the-beaten track destination.

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Video of Zeki Muren Museum in Bodrum

 

 

Take a Virtual Tour of the Zeki Muren Museum in Bodrum, curtesy of this You Tube Video.

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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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Bodrum Castle & Museum of Underwater Archaeology

In it’s history, Bodrum Castle has been used as a military garrison and a prison. But today it’s recognized as the home of one of the worlds greatest Underwater Archeology Museums. The castle dominates the bay’s landscape, and no trip to Bodrum is complete without a walk around the Castle ramparts.

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