Bodrum is located on the south west part of Turkey and oozes of elegance and luxury.
Here are lots of 5-star hotels and the harbor is full of yachts and other impressive boats. But Bodrum also shows a lot of history and inheritance with its beautiful white houses. The city really looks like a paradise postcard.
Restaurants and cafés
Since Bodrum is an old fishing town, the fish restaurants are really good. But just as most cities with a lot of tourists, you can find all kinds of local as well as international food and drinks.
Discos and bars
Bodrum is famous for its nightlife and has plenty of bars and discos to choose from. On the bar street you can, for example, find bars where you can sit with your feet in the sea while enjoying your beer.
Water Park which offers plenty of space for the greatest adventures and water fun for young and old.
This is a must when visiting Bodrum. Here you can admire gigantic yachts and other luxury boats from all over the world.
If you want to stay a bit active when you are in Bodrum, you have lots of options like snorkeling, scuba diving, boat tours, Jet Ski and much more.
In many touristic areas in Turkey you can buy copies of famous brands, but in Bodrum, you can find the real thing. Here is also, of course, all the typical shops with souvenirs, spices as well as big shopping malls.
To get your skin nice and soft and to make the suntan last longer, visit one of the many Hamams. The saunas, scrubbing, and massage will remove all dead skin cells and give you a soft and smooth skin.
The Castle of Bodrum
The castle is one of the most famous sights in Bodrum and is the symbol of the city. A visit to the Petrusburcht is not complete without visiting the museum. In the evening the castle is nicely lit.
Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
This monument is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. This is a great tomb for King Mausolus, his wife, and his sister. It combines Egyptian and Greek architecture.
The amphitheater was built in the period 330-30 BC. during the Hellenistic period and in the time of the reign of Carius. The number of available seats is a total of thirteen thousand. The theater is still in use. In the high season, there are concerts regularly given.