THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Bodrum | Attractions & Activities
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THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Bodrum | Attractions & Activities

Excursions from BODRUM

THE TOP 15 Things To Do in Bodrum | Attractions & Activities

Here are my top 15 things to do and see in Bodrum that make the city a popular travel destination:

  1. The Ancient Theater of Bodrum: This well-preserved Roman theater offers impressive views of the city and the sea.

  2. The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus: A remnant of one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, the mausoleum is an imposing tomb and an important archaeological relic.

  3. Bodrum Castle: This medieval fortress houses the Museum of Underwater Archeology and offers stunning views of Bodrum Harbour.

  4. The Ancient Amphitheater of Myndos: This amphitheater dates back to the 4th century BC. and is a fascinating archeological highlight overlooking Gümüşlük Bay.

  5. The Ancient Port of Pedasa: This ancient port offers a beautiful setting to relax and explore.

  6. The Ancient Lighthouse of Bodrum: A landmark of the city, this ancient lighthouse offers spectacular views of the coast and sunset.

  7. The Zeki Müren Museum: Dedicated to the famous Turkish singer Zeki Müren, this museum shows his life and work.

  8. The Museum of Underwater Archeology: This renowned museum houses an impressive collection of archaeological finds from shipwrecks and offers a fascinating insight into the maritime history of the region.


  9. The Windmill Village of Bodrum: This charming village is known for its traditional windmills and offers a glimpse of rural life in the area.

  10. The Ancient City of Knidos: Although located just outside of Bodrum, a visit to the Ancient City of Knidos is worthwhile. It is known for its well-preserved ruins, including the ancient theater and the Temple of Aphrodite.

  11. Bodrum Market: A colorful bazaar where you can find local products, spices, clothes and souvenirs.

  12. The Underwater Archaeological Museum of Bodrum: This museum features fascinating exhibits from sunken ancient ships and allows you to explore the area's underwater world.

  13. The Bodrum Museum of Contemporary Art: Here you will find contemporary artworks by Turkish and international artists.

  14. The Yalıkavak Marina: This luxurious marina offers a beautiful environment for strolling, dining and shopping.

  15. Bodrum Beaches: Enjoy the picturesque beaches of the region such as Türkbükü Beach, Bitez Beach or Gü ndoğan, known for their beauty and relaxed atmosphere.

Please note that it is always advisable to check opening times and availability in advance as they may have changed. Have fun while exploring Bodrum!