World-class luxury destination, the Bodrum Peninsula in south-west Turkey is blessed with a full spectrum of colors and a myriad of histories. Whether you are seeking absolute escapism or a glamorous array of vibrant beach clubs, the peninsula history welcomes you with all its glamour – an alluring contrast between the Ancient cities, evidenced by discernible fragments scattered throughout and its modern and posh lifestyle, trendy restaurants, delightful shops and elegant yachts crowding the glittering marinas. The peninsula is more than just striking good looks, it’s a fascinating land filled with celebrities performing every branch of the art and business and a nest hosting top luxury boutique hotels in Bodrum.


    Bodrum Castle was built on a rocky area between two ports. This area, which was first an island in ancient times, later became a peninsula by being connected to the city. Built between 1406 and 1523, St. The castle of the Knights of Jean has a square plan and measures 180 x 185 meters. There are different names given country within the inner castle towers. The highest tower is the French Tower, which is 47.50 meters above sea level. Other towers are the Italian Tower, the German Tower, the Serpent Tower and the English Tower.


    It is located in Bodrum Castle and is considered one of the most important underwater archeology museums in the world. It is one of the most popular places to visit and see in Bodrum. Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum has 14 exhibition halls and has the richest collection of Eastern Mediterranean amphorae in the world. Yassıada, Devil Creek and Serçe Harbor shipwrecks are also exhibited in Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum.

    The worlds oldest sunken ship remains on display in the museum are among the important works worth seeing. This shipwreck, exhibited in the Serçe Harbor Glass Wreck Hall, is the boat that sank in 1025. 3 tons of broken and solid glass were removed from this boat. In addition, the worlds largest Islamic Glass Collection is also exhibited here.


    It is a theater building built in the 4th century BC during the reign of Satrap Mausolos in Classical Antiquity and located in Bodrum city of Turkey. Located in the north of Bodrum city center, the theater is among the oldest theaters in Anatolia.

    Among the interesting features of the theater are the altar where the sacrifices were sacrificed for Dionysus before the plays and the holes between some of the seats that may have been used as a canopy. In the cavea section, a distance of 40 centimeters is left between each seat, and the theater has a capacity of 13.000 people and has 55 rows, 30 at the bottom and 25 at the top. The rows of seats in the theater are divided into 12 sections with 11 vertical stairs.


    Mausoleum was built by Artemisia II, the Queen of Caria, for her husband and brother Mausolos was built between 353 and 350 BC. It is a monumental tomb built using Greek architecture and Egyptian architecture. A high pedestal (podium) at the bottom; above it is a temple-shaped section with 36 Ionic columns; above it, there is a 24-step pyramid - shaped roof and statues of Mausolos and Artemisia in a chariot drawn by four horses at the top. Considerable parts of this 36 column monument were brought to England and are currently exhibited in the British Museum. The Mausoleum, which was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is so impressive that the word 'mausoleum' is now used for many monumental tombs.


    It is the city founded by Mausolos. The settlement was located in the western part of the Bodrum peninsula, where today's Gümüşlük district is located. Located at the intersection of the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean, the city was founded in 640 BC by the Leleges, one of the oldest civilizations of Anatolia. It became one of the eight cities founded by the Leleges in the Caria Region. The ruins on the island where the small breakwater is located in the town can be seen. The ruins of the ancient city can be seen mostly on the road between Karatoprak (Turgutreis) and Gümüşlük and on the hills of Bozdağ, 1km from the sea.