Bodrum is one of the antique cities of great known " Halicarnassus ".
Bodrum is one of the foremost holiday, yacth and entertainment centers of the
world with its culturel, natural and historical places and its highly appealing
bohemian way of life.
Bodrum is the South Aegean's most attractive resort. The sun shines differently
here. As Turkey's leading seaside resort destination, Bodrum is packed with
foreign visitors in summer. Nightlife in Bodrum is longer, the drinks more
The heart of Bodrum beats loudest in the narrow streets around the bay where
shops, restaurants, bars and discos. The most popular of the streets,
especially Cumhuriyet Caddesi (Bars Street). While the nights in Bodrum town
itself are very noisy, crowded and popular; intimate taverns and restaurants
overlooking quiet bays and there is some of the greatest nightlife in Turkey,
among these is " Halikarnas " one of the best outdoor discos in Europe
Also there are so many more tranquil bays, beaches and villages are available
to enjoy on the Bodrum Peninsula. Here are several ways to explore the
peninsula, the most enjoyable of which are to visit several of the ancient
places, seaside villages and bays mentioned via one of the daily excursions and
sightseeing tours, boat trips available from Bodrum harbor or from any of the
local beaches or harbors.
No other area on the Turkish Aegean provides the visitor the opportunity to
experience traditional Turkish life only a few minutes away from the hustle and
bustle of a modern resort.
Most boutique and shop are open until midnight, perhaps the best time to shop
as the cool of the evening is more comfortable, a few drinks makes everything
look better and local shopkeepers just might be willing to offer that special
bargain for one more sale before closing.
Heredotus, the famous historian and known as the father of history, was born in
Halikarnassos. Bodrum a town whiche is a typical Aegean sea-side town with
white-washed houses and narrow streets lined with cafes, bars, pubs and
Bodrum Castle was built by the Knights of Rhodes in the 15th century honour of
St.Peter. Under the narrow streets of Bodrum lies the history of Bodrum. A few
monuments attest to this history: Bodrum Castle, Amphi Theatre, the Myndus
Gate, the Roman theatre and the Mausoleum.