Top Historical Places in Bodrum

Are you looking to explore the history of Bodrum through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Bodrum including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Bodrum. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Bodrum ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Bodrum, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Bodrum for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Bodrum with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bodrum Castle Of St Peter And Museum Of Underwater Archaeology

    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
  2. Mausoleum At Halicarnassus

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    Mausoleum At Halicarnassus

    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
  3. Bodrum Amphitheatre

    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
  4. The Myndos Gate

    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
  5. Castle Of St Peter

    Castle, Historical Site

    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...Read more