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Bodrum, Turkey Cruise Port

Situated on the Aegean Coast of south western Turkey is the ancient port city of Bodrum, one of Turkey's most popular tourist destinations. Bodrum is home to some the nation's most significant historical landmarks and architecture as well as a range of exhilarating activities for visitors to get involved with. The city also boasts pristine coastline with sandy beaches and calm, clear ocean waters, perfect for swimming and many other exciting water sports. The region's fascinating local culture is a brilliant experience for tourists as they navigate the various shops and restaurants situated around the centre of town. The city's natural landscape and ubiquitous charm has appealed to travellers from across the world, drawing them to the shores of this beautiful city.

Sight-seeing in Bodrum

The city of Bodrum offers visitors the opportunity to participate in a wide range of thrilling activities along the beaches and coastline including water sports such as scuba diving, snorkelling and windsurfing. Alternatively, tourists can charter a private yacht or go on a boat tour of the city's breath-taking coastline. The city also has an intriguing and illustrious history, which is displayed through the various ancient landmarks situated throughout the region, each with their own fascinating origins.

Bodrum Castle

Dating back to the early 13th century, Bodrum Castle – also known as the Castle of St. Peter, is the city's most prominent landmark. Once used for the defence of the city, the castle now houses a museum, which celebrates underwater archaeology.

Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology

The Bordum Museum of Underwater Archaeology is located within the Castle of St. Peter and has won many awards for it fascinating exhibitions. The museum is the largest of its kind in the world and contains wonderful historical exhibits including ancient bronze, iron and glass artefacts.

Windmills of Bodrum

These charming windmills located across the city of Bodrum were operational from the 18th century up until the 1970s and were used to grind flour. A total of seven different windmills can be found around the city, each one with stunning wood and stone architecture that has been painstakingly restored to return them to their former glory.

Shopping in Bodrum

Bodrum is a fantastic place to try and haggle for a bargain in the city's many markets and independent shops. Discount clothes and fashion items from recognisable brands can be found all over centre of town. Bodrum is also a great place to pick up lasting mementos, with the most popular local souvenirs including aquatic sponges, sea shells, miniature windmills as well as various other arts and crafts.

Eating Out in Bodrum

Authentic Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine can be purchased in restaurants, cafes and snack bars across the city of Bodrum. Traditional Turkish snacks can also be found at the many local fast food outlets, where visitors can try a variety of local cuisine including grilled lamb, lahmacun, Turkish pizza and Turkish pancakes. Aside from the local dishes on offer, Bodrum also had a range of eateries serving international cuisine and familiar western meals.

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