Top 10 Things to do in Bodrum!

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Bodrum offers an incredible adventure for every style and interest. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Bodrum.

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  1. Castle of Saint Peter:
    Constructed in the 15th century during the crusades of the middle ages, and it was given the name The Castle of St. Petrus, or Petronium (Turkish version: Bodrum). This magnificent castle in the harbor offers hours of adventure and also houses Bodrum’s remarkable Museum of Underwater Archaeology as well as hosting several Turkish cultural festivals throughout the year.
  2. Underwater Archaeological Museum: 
    Including Bronze Age Shipwrecks exhibit displays interesting findings recovered from sunken trading vessels discovered by local sponge divers. The artifacts, from the 13th and 16th century B.C., are indispensable for understanding the late Bronze Age. Also on display is the world’s oldest known shipwreck, also one of the richest finds, discovered at Ulu Burun in 1982.
  3. Ancient Sites & Ruins (Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, Bodrum Amphitheater, Myndos Gate):
    In 377 BC, the city of Halicarnassus (modern day Bodrum) was the capitol of a small kingdom along the Mediterranean coast of Asia Minor. Today, the region is rich in ancient history including the Mausoleum - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 
  4. Jet-setting bars, cafes & luxury shops: for the best cafes, bars and gourmet restaurants, Bodrum cannot be beat...with the beautiful coast as a backdrop, the food just tastes better!
  5. Boat rentals - Gulet cruises: we offer luxury gulet and yacht arrangements. We have the experience and know-how to book your gulet holiday or take care of your luxury yachting needs. Visit our page
  6. Yalikavak, the "St. Tropez of Turkey" with Palmarina - one of the most beautiful bays of the Bodrum Peninsula and a port for more than 3000 years, Yalikavak is a blending of old-world charm with jet-set luxuries. 
  7. Diving & Snorkeling - some of the most beautiful diving sites are around the Bodrum peninsula. With crystal-clear waters and ruins aplenty, Bodrum is paradise for watersports of all kinds.
  8. Beaches - beautiful beaches line the Bodrum peninsula and offer something for everyone from quaint stretches of secluded beaches to luxury hotel beaches with loungers and first rate service. 
  9. Gumusluk (Gümüşlük) and Rabbit Island - this quaint village is the perfect place to get away from the crowds and enjoy the quiet village. Wade out across the waters to reach Rabbit Island and enjoy the crystal-clear waters.
  10. The Bodrum Cup International Wooden Sailing Yacht Regatta - takes place every 3rd week of October and offers privately-owned foreign & domestic yachts filling the majestic harbor and horizon. 


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