Best Things To Do in Bodrum, Turkey

Whether you're visiting Bodrum for a few days or are a localite, Bodrum is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Bodrum. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Bodrum. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Bodrum. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Bodrum keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Bodrum listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Bodrum which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Bodrum will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Bodrum recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Bodrum

Here is the list of things to do in Bodrum and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Bitez Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Cafe, Restaurant

    A pleasant beach with plenty of restaurants and cafes. Great place to chill!
  2. Bodrum Castle Of St Peter And Museum Of Underwater Archaeology

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Educational Site

    Built in early 15th century by the knights of St. John, this castle is has a spectacular view and is a home to the Museum Of Underwater Archaeology. The huge castle has many attractions within itself and every facade of the castle has an interesting history behind it. Constructed by the knights of Johns at the time of the Mongol invasion, the castle was conquered and has a severe effect on the ...Read more
  3. Port Bodrum Yalikavak

    Tags: Waterfront, Cafe, Restaurant, Leisure

    Explore the beauty of this town located near Bodrum which is ideal for a day's visit from Bodrum. Considered as one of the most elite neighbourhoods, Yalikavak serves as an enticing tourist attraction with great shops, good restaurants and enthralling beaches. Ideal for wind-surfing, Yalikavak is also surrounded by magnificent bay areas and hills which are an alluring sight. The Port Palmarina ...Read more
  4. Mausoleum At Halicarnassus

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    The only standing structure from the Seven Wonders of Antiquity, this 1500 year old epitome of architecture was originally a tomb. Built for Mausolus- a prominent ruler of the Persian Empire and Artemisia II Caria who was both his wife and sister by Greek architects Satyros and Pythius of Priene- Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (the former name of Bodrum) is a place to be to! Destroyed by a series o...Read more
  5. Bodrum Amphitheatre

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Entertainment, Amphitheater

    Accredited to the reign of King Mausolus, the Bodrum amphitheatre was completed in the Roman era. One of the best preserved structure of the ancient Halikarnasas, its construction began around 4th century BC. It was later enlarged in 2nd century AD by the Romans. It has three main parts- the stage, the orchestra and the audience seating area. It has a seating capacity of 13,000. Operating as an...Read more
  6. Bodrum Windmills

    Tags: Windmill

    One of the greatest sights overlooking the Aegean Sea and the Gumbet Bay, Bodrum windmills date back to the 18h century. In operation till 1970’s, these seven windmills are located at a hill top offering a panoramic view of Gumbet bay on one side and Bodrum Bay on the other. Great place for a little hike and a peaceful afternoon!
  7. Rabbit Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Leisure, Water Sport

    This untouched island is a part of the Bodrum boat tour and is a peaceful place to explore the calm waters and the panoramic view of the sea. Also, the name derives from the frequent spotting of cute rabbits on the island. There are activities like snorkelling and swimming which you can try or just admire the beauty of the island on your visit.
  8. Camel Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Water Body, Leisure

    A fun beach offering camel rides and other activities apart from the regular swimming and sunbathing. Ideal for families and kids.
  9. Halikarnas The Club

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Club, Entertainment

    A fantabulous club in Bodrum operating since 1979! Foot-tapping music, groovy ambience and great food make it a perfect hangout for late night. Many popular DJ’s present their talent here and there are also shows taking place periodically.
  10. The Myndos Gate

    Tags: Educational Site, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    The only surviving gate of the city walls built by King Mausolus, Myndos gate was recently restored. The city walls that were 7 kilometres in length were a 4th century construction and served as a shield to the citadel from the outer world. Myndos gate is a twin-towered gate. In front of the gate, are the remains of a moat in which many of Alexander the Great’s soldier’s were drowne...Read more
  11. Bardakci Cove

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Waterfront

    This is the nearest bay to Bodrum town centre. The sandy beach is exclusive and the water is perfectly clear adding to the alluring panorama. The coastline also has a plenty of marine life and snorkelling is a popular activity. Swimming is also a favourite activity of tourists coming to the cove. The cove can be reached by a water taxi ride. There are a few cosy hotels near-by if you wish to ex...Read more
  12. Zeki Muren Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    Dedicated to the great classical music performer of Turkey- Zeki Muren, this art museum is set up in the home of the artist. He lived here during his stay in Bodrum and displays a memorabilia of his personal items, awards, costumes, sketches and fan letters. The home itself is a beautiful specimen of Turkish interior decoration and architecture. The house is surrounded by a pretty garden which ...Read more
  13. Pedasa Antique City

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Flea Market

    Located in Konacik, Pedasa was once a great ancient city and has now developed as a popular spot for tourists. There are various guided walking tours that unleash the hidden secrets of this antique city. Pedasa was known for its fierce resistance against the Persians and Alexander the great. The city was most flourishing between 11th to 6th centuries BC. It was re-founded as Konacik village. Hi...Read more
  14. Dedeman Aquapark

    Tags: Water Park

    What’s better way to spend some quality time with family that a fun filled water park? It is not only the first of its kind park in Turkey but the biggest one too. The water park is spread over an area of 40000 square meters and houses an array of slides to keep your tribe entertained. Come here to indulge in many of its 20+ slides that are accompanied with other fun opportunities like wa...Read more
  15. Hadigari Nightclub
    Hadigari nightclub is special on warm summer evenings and festive entertainments take place at the quayside terrace

Activities And Tours

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