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BODRUM | Most popular tourist destination of Aegean!   

       
 

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     Bodrum has a unique history and wealthy natural resources such as crystal clear waters, sandy beaches, all year round climate that makes it a site for human settlement for many centuries since ancient times.

Bodrum used to be known as Halicarnassus and was one of the important cities of the Caria region. The “Father of History” was born in Halicarnassus around the 5th C BC and became famous ancient historian. Then again, Bodrum has lots of historical sites and one of those is the tomb of King Mausoleums, considerably one of 7 wonders of ancient world. Today, its remnants are well-preserved.

 
   
      
 

Bodrum caught the attention of Turkish intellectuals and started to become a popular place in Turkey, and one of these intellectuals is Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli who was a famous Turkish writer and ethnographer during his days. He was sent to Bodrum for a three year exile in 1927 and Because of novels of the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, in the 1970’s, Bodrum becomes an internationally renowned holiday destination.

Bodrum population increases from 50,000 people to more than a million during summer time. Bodrum offer many activities for each and everyone who desire to have an exciting holiday in Turkey. Why not take a "Blue Cruise", a world legendary Turkish Mediterranean classic for yachting and sailing through the blue of the Egean and the Mediterranean in boats made up of wood, with 2-12 cabins.

There are numbers of hotels and resorts all over the small villages and towns in the peninsula of Bodrum. All is equipped with restaurants, bars and shops. Somewhere in east of Bodrum , a small village near the sea, Yaliciftlik offers few resorts that up to this present time contain its natural appearance.

If you are looking for a memorable yachting experience, Oren is one of the famous yachting destinations just half an hour from Bodrum. This small resort represent more of the past as you visit the area. Transportation in Bodrum has an international airport at Milas which is accessible from some major cities in Europe. Also, there are ferries to Kos, Greek islands, and Rhodes, from Bodrum.

Looking for a serene location far from the demanding city? The small villages along the peninsula near Bodurm seem to be a haven for you. Bitez (is just 15 minutes from Bodrum, Gumusluk or Yalikavak which are both 30 minutes from Bodrum and have some fish dinner.

Never miss to go to Yalikavak while in Bodrum, and experience a nice fine dining in one of fish restaurants by the sea. You can see the sunset at Turgutreis, Yalikavak or Gumusluk. Stay for a cup of coffee in cafe along the sea at Turkbuku or eat cokertme at Bitez bay. What a pleasant moments while in Bodrum.

For those who seek sports activities, Bodrum has a lot to offer as well. Feel the thrill of scuba diving; jetskis which are only allowed in some coast but it never lower your adrenalin and fun.

The city is also famous for its nightlife, with numerous bars, restaurants, discos, cafes and shops which offers the most that Turkey has to give. You may prefer to stay in a guest house or hotel in the city itself to experience the nightlife at its finest.

Bodrum has lots of fascinating places to discover and something that will interest everyone whether it is ancient or recent history, shipwrecks, arts and culture. For shoppers, Bodrum seems to be a paradise but bargaining is also important. There is an amazing variety of souvenirs and goods to choose from that meet any budget. From beautiful jeweler, Leather, carpets to onyx, ceramics, and so on, name it Bodrum got it. It is an endless shopping option in Bodrum. These ranges from small specialist shops, local markets and street vendors to glitzy high end shopping centers. However, aspire for a reasonable price before you purchase. It is better to negotiate the price down by 10-20% of the average price.

Bodrum, a bit of everything in the middle of complex world. What more can you ask for. From hotels and accommodations, ancient and recent history to exciting things to do and restaurants and shops that is a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Spend a holiday and experience fun and excitement Bodrum has to offer.


 
     
   
       
 
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