A waterfront city which effortlessly combines a rich history with modern cool.

Bodrum is a top tier destination and for good reason. Known for its heady mix of trendy bars and restaurants, magical marketplaces, beautiful beaches and ancient history, visitors from all across the globe rock up in their droves to sample the magic.

The city's Aegean character has been preserved down the years, and this allied to the presence of several stunning historical sites - not least the awe-inspiring Bodrum Castle which dates back to the 15th century - add to its true beauty.

To really immerse yourself in history head on down to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus ruins, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and built between 353 and 350 B.C. These days you'll find a museum and gardens alongside what remains of the mausoleum. Much like Bodrum itself, an experience you won't want to miss out on.

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