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Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle can be defined as the general symbol of Bodrum. Today it is used as the Museum of Underwater Archeology and unfortunately it is not visited by most of the vacationers. Bodrum Castle was established on a rocky area between two harbors.

This area, which was an island in ancient times, later became a peninsula by connecting to the city. The castle of the Knights of St Jean, built between 1406-1523, has a square plan and measures 180 x 185 meters. There are different names given country within the inner castle towers. The tallest tower is the French Tower, which is 47.50 meters above sea level. Other towers are the Italian Tower, the German Tower, the Serpentine Tower and the English Tower. In addition to swimming, sunbathing and enjoying the holiday, there are many historical places you can visit in Bodrum.

While visiting Bodrum Castle, don’t forget to visit Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum. It will attract you as much as Bodrum Castle. This castle, which has survived for a long time, is still waiting for its visitors. In the castle; You can see the works belonging to many important collections that offer clues about ancient times, exhibited in sections such as Turkish Bath, Karyali Princess Hall, Classical Period Hall, Amphora and Glass Wreck Hall.

Bodrum Castle was established on a rocky area between two harbors. This area, which was an island in ancient times, later became a peninsula by connecting to the city. The castle of the Knights of St Jean, built between 1406-1523, has a square plan and measures 180 x 185 meters. There are different names given country within the inner castle towers. The tallest tower is the French Tower, which is 47.50 meters above sea level. Other towers are the Italian Tower, the German Tower, the Serpentine Tower and the English Tower.

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Bodrum Museum of  Underwater is located in the Bodrum Castle, located on a peninsula on the beach in the center of Bodrum. You can reach Bodrum by regular bus services from all over the country. If you are coming from Datca, Didim or Dalyan, you can choose sea voyages.

 

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