Bodrum has been the cradle of several civilizations in the past. Bodrum Aegean islands invaded by numerous visitors from throughout the ages, has been an important center for those who want to dominate the Mediterranean. Ionia is smaller than others in the area between the Lycians Karya (Caria) takes place. Halicarnassus (Bodrum) was one of the important cities of Caria. Area historian Heredotus, history ilkkadın admiral I. So successful that his admiral Artemisia II. Artemisia, Leachares, has produced artists such as Shepas.

Places to visit

Ancient Cities

Ancient Theatre: Bodrum-Turgutreis road. Stage of the excavation revealed the 13,000-seat theater has been restored and the seats.
Rock Tombs Above the theater, and the slope are rock tombs of the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Myndos Gate: west of the city, Halicarnassus, one of the entrances. Myndos gate in two monumental towers and an inner courtyard behind the town consisted entered the door. This is the first stage of repair of the door in the north of the city walls and towers were completed in 1999.
Çıfıt Castle (Aspat): Link to the southwest of the peninsula was built on a rocky outcrop near the bay. Is located in the remains of various civilizations.

Ancient Cities: Myndos (Gumusluk), Termena (Akçaalan) Telmissos (Gürece), Kadıyanda (Aşağıgöl), Theangela (Etrim) is an ancient city on the peninsula.

Stratonikeia: Yatagan - Milas highway Eskihisar on the ruins of the village of Caria, Roman and Byzantine periods is home to the rich remains.
Lagina: Yatagan Turgut temple of Hecate stepping dirt road (9 km.) Can be reached by going. Lagina is one of the ancient Caria önemlimerkezlerinden has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, the excavations understood.
Cedar Adeun (Kedreae): Gokova - Akyaka or Çamlıköy Cedar Island can be reached by sea, historical places in history and natural beauty of the region. Temple of Apollo, the theater, the first to see the remains of the ancient harbor. The famous Cleopatra beach is here as well.
Tanks: nearly all of the peninsula by the Ottomans, and today's Bodrum 'are defined as cisterns. Their names were built by the wealthy.

Bodrum Castle (Saint Petru): A.D. 15th St century by the Knights of Rhodes. 99 years has been built in the name of Peter. The first foundation was established on the island of Zephyrion at Halicarnassus. During the construction of the castle was used Mausolos tomb stone reliefs on the walls of the castle. Ottoman era church in the castle was converted into a mosque by adding a minaret. Is also a small Turkish bath was built. The castle today is used as a prison in 1595, organized as a museum. Approximately 30,000 square meters of space, the castle has five towers. French, English, Italian, German and Snake towers.

Mosques, Shrines
Mustafa Pasha Mosque: Kızılhisar'lı Mustafa Paşa, this mosque was built in Bodrum when it comes to your yard (1723)
Hillock Church: Aga Hamam was built by Mustafa Pasha's steward.
Courthouse Church: II. The money collected from the public in 1901 and was Abdulhamit.
Saldırşah Horasani Tomb, domed mausoleum of Mustafa Pasha, and found the graves of Captain-ı Derya Cafer Pasha, Mustafa Pasha Tomb, Tomb Koyunbaba places worth seeing.

Colorfulness of life in Bodrum Turkish Aegean coast seaside town known for the most important. Değişencanlılığı and multicultural as well as at any time of the day, the night life of Bodrum, the main character of utmost charm. Republic Square, starting from the pier to the end of Quarter Kumbahçe step street summer nights per common disco pubs, taverns and bars allow you to entertain people of all ages. In the mysterious darkness of the basement at night, glowing like a charm from ancient times up views of the castle, Bodrum evenings adds a distinctive beauty. Bank Street and the Avenue of the Republic of bars as well as there are many entertainment places in the inner harbor. All kinds of jazz music music Taverna relax in the bars at night with utmost charm Bodrum experienced.