Castle Of St PeterCurrently Closed
- Address: Çarşı Mahallesi, 48400 Bodrum/Muğla Province, Turkey
- Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +90-2523162516
- Ticket Price: 20 TRY
- Time Required: 01:50 Hrs
- Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Located in the Turkish port city of Bodrum, the Castle of St Peter, or the Bodrum Castle, was built by the by the Knights of St John in the early 15th century. When the Seljuk Turks invaded this city, the Knights Hospitaller needed to have a stronghold in the city and hence started building this castle. Today this castle is open to visitors and it not only ofeers great views of the city and the surrounding waters but also helps you soak in some history. One of the main attractions here is the Museum of Underwater Archaeology which was a Turkish Government initiative. This museum helps you explore the ancient shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea. With many artefacts featuring amphoras, ancient glass, bronze, clay, and other iron items, this museum is the largest museum that is dedicated to the underwater archaeology.
- By car
- By ferry – Bodrum ferry terminal
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22.97% of people who visit Bodrum include Castle Of St Peter in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
59.63% of people start their Castle Of St Peter visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Castle Of St Peter
81.38% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Castle Of St Peter