Bodrum is a charming city situated along the Mediterranean coast in Turkey which is home to gigantic castles, historical sites, cultural institutions, boutique hotels and trendy restaurants. This beautiful land also boasts amazing natural landscapes comprising of lakes, coves, emerald rivers, dazzling blue lagoons and miles of picture-perfect beaches. There is so much to explore in Bodrum; you could ride a gullet - a traditional Turkish sailing boat to admire stunning vistas of the city, watch a traditional camel fight on the Aegean coast, catch a belly dance show on the renowned Bar Street and stroll around Bodrum’s labyrinth of charming streets to bite into local cuisines, including tasty kebabs. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent choice of exclusive holiday packages to Bodrum from India.
Bodrum is world famous for its grandeur forts, palaces, mausoleums and religious edifices. Start a spectacular sightseeing journey of the city at the Temple of Apollo which features fantastic arches and stone carvings. Afterwards, head to the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus aka the Tomb of King Mausolus, one of the ancient world’s seven wonders to admire its Egyptian and Greek architecture. The ancient Halicarnassus' theatre, situated on a hillside is another captivating landmark in Bodrum which was built in the 4th century. Then there’s the iconic Bodrum Castle which was constructed in the 15th century with sturdy walls and ramparts. Other sites worth visiting in Bodrum include the Turkkuyusu Camii Mosque, Myndos Gate and Ottoman Tower.
Bodrum is situated close by to many superb destinations which offer even more options for exploration; you could take a daytrip to the nearby Kara Ada Island aka Black Island which is home to various pools, mud baths and hot springs featuring unique therapeutic properties. Another must-see destination close to Bodrum is the ancient city of Ephesus which boasts various stunning landmarks, such as the Temple of Artemis, Basilica of St. John and the 6th century Meryemana monument. Then there’s Selcuk town which is home to several historical places of interest, including the Ayasuluk Fortress, Roman Aqueduct and Isa Bey Mosque featuring Selcuk architecture and intricate carvings. Book luxury holidays to Bodrum through Brightsun Travel and enjoy every moment of your memorable trip here.