Places to See in Bodrum
Places to See in Bodrum
Bodrum, formerly Halicarnassus, is a vibrant seaside resort and popular tourist destination located in the province…Read More
Marmaris is among the top popular holiday destinations where you can enjoy nature, peace, joy, entertainment, the integrity of blue and green. More information can be found here. At the same time, you can visit the must-see places with the Blue Cruise and enjoy the unique nature of Marmaris!
Marmaris Castle, which arouses great interest with its history dating back to ancient times, arouses admiration with its magnificent view, located just behind the Municipality Yacht Harbor and overlooking Marmaris Bay.
It is said that it was built during the Ionian period (1044 BC), renovated during the reign of Alexander the Great, and the walls were expanded before the Rhodes Campaign in 1522 during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent.
The castle, which was set on fire by the French navy in World War I and was restored between 1980-1990, has been used as a museum since 1990. We recommend you to see the artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods in the museum.
The caravanserai, which was built in 1545 for Valide Hafsa Sultan, the mother of Suleiman the Magnificent, has survived to the present day as one of the beautiful examples of Ottoman Architecture. The Caravanserai is located on a narrow road leading towards Marmaris Castle.
While it was used as an accommodation and trade center during the Rhodes Campaign, it now serves as a cafe and gift shop.
Hafsa Sultan Caravanserai, one of the beautiful examples of Ottoman Architecture, is on a narrow road leading to Marmaris Castle.
Located in the northeast of Marmaris and built-in memory of Sarıana, the mausoleum bearing traces of Ottoman architecture was built in memory of Sarıana.
This historical mosque in Kemeraltı was built in 1789. The great dome and impressive architecture of the İbrahim Ağa mosque are worth seeing.
Archeology Park, located on the Rocks of Goodness, is spread over 8,342 square meters and 2,100 square meters on the side of the hill. Archaeological remains from the 4th century BC are exhibited in the park.
Being the first examples of shopping malls in history, Bedestens are among our cultural and historical values with their structures that offer the opportunity to buy and sell valuable goods, silk and fabric. The Historical Bedesten in Marmaris Bazaar has been restored in accordance with its original and continues to be a shopping center.
Located 10 kilometers from the town of İskelebaşı, Taşhan Arched Bridge was built in 1552 by Suleiman the Magnificent.
The Halıcı Ahmet Urkay Museum, which is 10 kilometers away from Marmaris and on the Muğla road, consists of two sections, ethnography, and archeology.
If you like long walks and cycling in nature, Bozburun Peninsula is perfect for you. The population of the peninsula, which is home to ancient ruins, forests, steep slopes, and valleys, is also very low.
With daily excursions departing from Marmaris, you can explore the surrounding historical places and spend a pleasant day!