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Top Things to Do in Bodrum, Turkey, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Bodrum Castle

Confronted with an invasion by the Seljuk Turks, the Knights Hospitaller, headquartered on the island of Rhodes, needed another stronghold on the mainland. Grand Master Philibert de Naillac (1396-1421) found a suitable site across the island of Kos, where there was already a castle of the Order.

Bodrum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bodrum ( Turkish pronunciation: ) (Ancient Greek: Ἁλικαρνᾱσσός Halikarnassós or Ἀλικαρνασσός Alikarnassós; Turkish: Halikarnas) is a district and a port city in Muğla Province, in the southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey. It is located on the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova, and is also the center of the eponymous district.

Yalıkavak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Formerly the Bodrum area's main fishing port, Yalikavak is considered the most elite village on the Bodrum Peninsula.[citation needed ] It has a bustling centre, particularly on market day (Thursday), many beaches including two blue flag beaches one at the port and the other the public beach.

Gümüşlük - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This annual festival is hosted in the Antique Stone Quarries in the Koyunbaba area of Gümüşlük. King Mausolos collected the stones for both his palace and his Mausoleum from this quarry. Events take place in other parts of the Bodrum Peninsula, including Bodrum Castle.

Zeki Müren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Zeki Müren ( Turkish pronunciation: [zeˈci myˈɾen]) (born in Bursa, Turkey on 6 December 1931, died in İzmir on 24 September 1996) was a prominent Turkish singer, composer, and actor. He was famous for his compelling voice and precise articulation in his singing of both established Turkish classical music and contemporary songs.




Bitez is a town in Muğla Province, Turkey Bitez is a town in Bodrum district of the Muğla Province. It is situated in Bodrum Peninsula at . It is almost merged with Bodrum which is just 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Bitez. It is a coastal town and a popular summer resort.