Bodrum is a region famous for its castle rising on the peninsula formed by the merging of the eastern and western ports, its white houses lined up on the shores of the two harbors, its gullies and narrow streets descending to the sea, its yachts spread around the world, and its shipyards.
Today, Bodrum is an important tourism center that combines all the elements expected from a holiday destination and can be experienced both in summer and winter. It is equipped to meet the expectations of all segments, from wealthy yachtsmen from all over the world to income groups who can spend a long summer vacation in a hostel with a limited budget.
Places to Visit in Bodrum
-Çıfıt Castle (Aspat): It was established on a rock near the Bağla bay in the southwest of the peninsula. There are remains of various civilizations.
-Ancient Cities: Myndos (Gümüşlük), Termena (Akçaalan), Telmisos (Gürece), Kadıyanda (Aşağıgöl), Theangela (Etrin) are ancient cities on the peninsula.
-Stratonikeia: The ruins in Eskihisar village, located on the Yatağan - Milas highway, are home to rich ruins from the Carian, Roman and Byzantine periods.
-Lagina: You can reach the temple of Hecate in the Turgut locality of Yatağan by taking a dirt road (9 km.). It is understood from the excavations that Lagina, one of the important centers of Caria, has been inhabited since the ancient bronze age.
-Sedir Adeun (Kedreae): Sedir Island, which can be reached by sea from Gökova - Akyaka or Çamlıköy, is one of the favorite ruins of the region with its natural and historical beauties. The Temple of Apollo, the theater and the ancient harbor are the first ruins to be seen on the island. The famous Cleopatra beach is also on this island.
-Cisterns: Cisterns built by the Ottomans and known as 'Gumbet' today can be seen in almost all of the peninsula. They were built in their own name by the wealthy of the time.
Bodrum is the most important town on the Aegean coast, known for its colorful life. In addition to the liveliness and colorfulness that changes every hour of the day, the attraction of nightlife is the main character of Bodrum. The taverns, discotheques, taverns and bars that can be found every step of the way in the summer nights on Cumhuriyet Street, which starts from Pier Square and continues to the end of Kumbahçe District, allow people of all ages to have fun. The view of the castle, which shines like an ancient talisman in the mysterious darkness of Bodrum nights, adds a different beauty to Bodrum evenings. In addition to the bars on Cumhuriyet Street, there are many entertainment venues on Banka Street and the inner harbor. In the bars where you can listen to all kinds of music from tavern music to jazz music, Bodrum nights are experienced with all their charm.