Bodrum is located in the southwest Aegean Region and is described as the St Tropez of the Aegean. The summers in Bodrum are hot and humid with winters mild and sunny.
In ancient Greek, Bodrum was called Halicarnassus. Halicarnassus was especially famous for housing the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Built by the Knights Hospitaller in the 15th century,
Bodrum Castle overlooks the harbor and the marina. Inside the castle is a museum of underwater archaeology, and the castle hosts several cultural festivals throughout the year. The city’s developed transportation infrastructure and port, which welcomes international cruise liners, plays an important role in attracting millions of tourists.
Bodrum’s town center has nightclubs, designated bar streets, and many restaurants where you can find delicious seafood and Aegean cuisine.