bodrum castle

bodrum castle

A Must-see Place, bodrum castle

If you visit bodrum, Turkey you should visit also bodrum castle which is called also Castle of St. Peter. While walking around the bodrum, it is impossible not to see bodrum castle  because it rises along the waterfront and the bay. In which there is also a Underwater Archeology Museum. This museum was established in 1962. Some archeological tools and goods were gathered from the shipwrecks by atsponge divers and later by archeologists.

bodrum castle

As the history of the bodrum castle, it dates back to the Tamerlane’s Mongol invasion in 1402. During this invasion Knights Hospitaller built the bodrum castle. The Knights used Stones and marbles from Mausolus’ famed Mausoleum and it collapsed in an earthquake. Then city’s name was changed Halikarnassus to Petronium. In 1522 Suleyman the Magnificent, the Ottoman Emperor captured Rhodes and the Knights were forced to cede the castle. The Sultan turned the chapel into a mosque. And he added a new minaret to the chapel of bodrum castle.

Getting around the museum of bodrum castle takes approximately two o-hours and it gets very busy. Among the crowded, it can be very claustrophobic to walk around in the small rooms of bodrum castle. There are lots of parts to see in bodrum castle  but you should come early to see them without crowd. In Carian Princess Hall gold ceown, necklace, bracelets, rings and an exquisite wreath of golden myrtle leaves are exhibited. They are associated with the last Carian queen, Ada and they belonged to an unknown woman of status. And her skeleton was found in the heavy terracotta sarcophagus on display in bodrum castle. The English Tower which is located on the southeast corner of bodrum castle was built by Kİng Henry IV. This tower is also known as the Lion Tower.

Those are some examples that you will see during your bodrum castle visit. The Museum of Underwater Archeology is the unique example of its samples in the World. Do not forget to see bodrum castle and the museum of underwater archeology by being hooked on the nightlife of bodrum. Put bodrum castle in your first spots to see before enjoying the sun, beaches and nightlife of bodrum. To learn what to do in bodrum, you can read our other articles about bodrum. Besides bodrum castle  there are so many things to do in bodrum, especially for youngs and the people who feel young…

Bodrum Turkey

Bodrum Turkey

The Unique Blue, bodrum turkey

One of the most important leading holiday spots of Turkey is bodrum turkey. Anciently known name is halicarnassus and this name is generally used in bodrum turkey. When you think about a sea holiday in Turkey, bodrum turkey comes to your mind firstly. Because of its popular holiday resorts and yachting port, bodrum turkey is a famous and popular holiday spot of Turkey. The bodrum turkey peninsula is located at the southern end of Turkey’s Aegean coasts.

bodrum turkey
bodrum turkey

There are lots of options to visit in bodrum turkey. One of the seven Wonders of the World is here in bodrum turkey, the Mausoleum. There is a few of left from the Wonders of the World and one of them is in bodrum turkey. Do not miss the chance to see a history. The other structure to see is the Castle of bodrum turkey or the Castle of St. Peter. It now serves as the world’s leading Museum of Underwater Archeology.

Inside of the town you can find lots of beaches, but they have small and narrow coasts and the water is not so attractively blue and pure. Most of the tourists prefer to go and swim the other beaches and towns nearby the bodrum turkey. Because the nearby beaches and towns more beautiful and clear. The water is more blue. The center of bodrum turkey is generally preferred to visit.

bodrum turkey
bodrum turkey

The bodrum turkey is also known for its nightlife. If you enjoy loud music and having fun at late night, the discos and clubs of bodrum turkey are really suitable for you. The day never ends in bodrum turkey. However if you do not like nightlife and want to have a silent vacation, also there are some other options for you in bodrum turkey. After enjoying the sunbathing on the beaches of bodrum turkey, you can have a tasty dinner with delicious Turkish foods accompanying with the gorgeous view of bodrum turkey peninsula. For more details about what you eat as Turkish food, read our articles about Turkish food.

Transportation is not difficult to reach bodrum turkey. Because there are plenty of flight and bus services for bodrum turkey. From all over the world you can find a flight to bodrum turkey but it is recommended to book your ticket in advance because bodrum turkey is a favoured place especially in summer months. And the tickets can be expensive.

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