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Travel Guide of Bodrum in Turkey by Influencers and Travelers

Bodrum is a district and a port city in Muğla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova, and is also the center of the eponymous district.

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The Best Things to Do and Visit in Bodrum


1 - Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle is a historical fortification located in southwest Turkey in the port city of Bodrum, built from 1402 onwards, by the Knights of St John as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.

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2 - Aegean Sea

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3 - Windsurfing in Kos

   18 km away

Windsurfing is a fun sport that can be very attractive for sea lovers. Lessons can be quite fun, and it is sure that the minute you will get on board you will love flowing on the sea with your board. The most important thing is that windsurfing is to...

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4 - Camel Beach

   9 km away
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5 - Yalı

   13 km away

Yalıkavak is a town near Bodrum in Muğla province, on the Aegean coast of Turkey. It is 18 kilometres from Bodrum, on the northern side of the Bodrum peninsula.

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6 - Boat Tours in Kos

   20 km away

Of all the things to do in your holidays at Kos, this 3 island cruise is a must-not-miss event! Odyssey boat will take you on a unique short cruise to the nearby islands of Kalymnos, Plati and Pserimos. THE CRUISEDeparture is in the morning from the ...

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7 - Datça

   41 km away

Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. The center is situated midway through the peninsula which carries the same name as the district and the town. It was a nahiya of Marmaris district until 1928.

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8 - Didim

   41 km away

Didim is a small town, popular seaside holiday resort, and district of Aydın Province on the Aegean coast of western Turkey, 123 km from the provincial capital city of Aydın. Didim is the site of the antique city of Didyma with its ruined Temple of Apollo.

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9 - Parasailing in Kos

   20 km away

Take to the skies and see beautiful Kos Island from the air on a parasailing flight! Thanks to this parasailing activity, you will feel like a bird and enjoy the stunning views of the magnificent turquoise waters of the southern Greek islan...

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10 - Temple of Apollo

   42 km away
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11 - Jet Skiing in Kos

   20 km away

Get the chance to ride a brand new Sea-Doo 1500cc & 130hp jet ski in beautiful Kos, and experience how it glides over the Aegean. Easy to ride, it will provide tons of fun and an adrenaline explosion to the rider. Enjoy the speed and the powerful...

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12 - 4x4 in Kos

   20 km away

Explore more of the island of Hippocrates, "Kos", on a semiprivate safari tour for up to 6 persons per vehicle. Travel on unchartered roads through the beautiful landscape and enjoy a tasty local lunch. Our day begins from Kos city center and tourist...

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Bodrum is a city in southwest Turkey, located in the province of Mugla. The city was founded by the Greeks under the name of Halicarnassus. St. Peter's Castle is the emblem of Bodrum. It was built in the 15th century from the ruins of the mausoleum of King Carian Mausole. You can walk freely on the ramparts and enjoy the exceptional view that the castle offers, overlooking the Aegean Sea. It also houses a garden that showcases an important collection of Mediterranean plants. The Museum of Underwater Archeology is housed in St. Peter's Castle. The Museum has a very pleasant setting within the castle. The visit will give you the opportunity to admire its rooms full of history, but also magnificent panoramas. It is inconceivable to visit Bodrum without seeing the fifth of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. This historical monument was built in 350 BC. Columns surround the whole building and one can see friezes relating ancient battles. The visit of the ruins allows one to marvel at the vestiges of this incredible monument. The ancient theater is also a monument to visit during your stay. Today, local and international artists still perform on the site. It is a way to enjoy a beautiful ancient monument while having a good time. The theater is open every day and the entrance is free. You can enjoy an exceptional view of the city and the Aegean Sea from the theater. Visiting Bodrum also means enjoying one of the most famous nightlife in Turkey. The city is dotted with restaurants, bars and nightclubs that will make your evening unforgettable. Turkish specialties are featured in a number of restaurants. The Bodrum market is the most famous in the region for its diversity and authenticity. Here you can discover new flavors and typical Turkish dishes.

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What are the best areas to stay in Bodrum?

Staying in Bodrum depends on what you want to do, whether you are going with your family or for the nightlife, the choices will be different. Gumbet is the best area for those who like to party, the area is full of nightclubs, restaurants and stores. The Canna Garden hotel and the M Suit are very well rated.
But if you are looking for peace and quiet Gumusluk is the ideal area for families, Paradise Garden Apartments is an ideal hotel to stay at, only a few meters from the beach and the city center.

Bodrum is a peninsula with many beaches, so there is something for everyone. For swimming enthusiasts, Karaincir beach is a supervised and secure beach. For water sports enthusiasts Fener Beach is the ideal place with its strong winds, kite, and windsurfing. But if you are looking for rest and good seafood restaurants, we recommend the beaches of Kadikalesi beach, Gumbet beach and Gumusluk beach.

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