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Bodrum is a fascinating Turkish city with ancient monuments, modern shopping streets with chic boutiques, luxury resorts and vibrant night spots. This port city has evolved into one of Turkey’s major tourist destinations with so much to enjoy; you can go rafting through the Dalaman River, fishing in the Aegean Sea and yacht crewing at the Bodrum Regatta, as well as windsurfing, jet skiing, banana boat riding and parasailing at Gumbet Beach. After enjoying these thrilling activities, take a stroll around the city’s narrow streets to browse thousands of products, from leather goods, textiles and carpets to handicrafts and silver and gold jewellery. Get in touch with Brightsun Travel about cheap flights to Bodrum from India and treat yourself to a dream holiday here.
Bodrum is a treasure trove of heritage monuments. The most famous ancient attraction of the country is the gigantic Bodrum Castle, constructed by the Knights Hospitaller in the 15th century. Step inside the Temple of Apollo, made from marble with 120 giant columns and tunnels. You can also head towards the Ottoman Tower which was built around 1794 to protect the naval shipyard from pirates. Then there’s one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus constructed with Greek and Egyptian architecture. Don’t forget to visit the Myndos Gate which has four towers built by Mausolus in 364 BC. Brightsun Travel offers discounted airfares to Bodrum from India, taking you to the heart of this immersive city.
Bodrum is home to several museums that also allow you to step into the city’s past. Visit the Bodrum Maritime Museum, showcasing a variety of shells and different models of boats used by sailors; here you can watch videos describing the country’s traditional boat building process. Step inside the Museum of Underwater Archeology to discover a rare collection of jewellery and seals related to the Bronze Age and Hellenistic Period, as well as several shipwrecks uncovered from the sea. Then there’s the Zeki Muren Arts Museum where you can discover famous Turkish classical music performer, Zeki Muren’s personal items including shoes, costumes, paintings and awards received for his contribution to contemporary Turkish music.