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Bodrum city tour

Bodrum city tour

Bodrum is one of Turkey’s most popular and preferable summer destinations. The city’s lavishing and cosmopolitan atmosphere is a pole of attraction for thousands of people every year. However, except from the incredible beaches and vibrant nightlife, Bodrum showcases an interesting history and local culture. The Bodrum city tour enables you to explore and discover the most notable sites of the city in small groups, with a guiding service.

This half-day excursion takes place on a daily basis during the morning. The members of our team will pick you up from your place of accommodation or from any other location you prefer. For the purposes of this excursion, you will travel with a comfortable and modern car. For this reason, the maximum number of participants allowed is four. An interesting highlight is that, a professional English speaking guide will be there for you in order to provide important descriptions about the places of interest.

The first stop of the tour takes place at Myndos Gate which is the only surviving part of the defensive walls that were constructed during the 4th century BC. The walls were built by the ancient Greeks in order to protect the ancient city of Halicarnassus and were 7km long. Then, according to the schedule, you will also visit the infamous windmills of Bodrum. From there, you can admire spectacular panoramic views over the city and snap some impressive photos.

The next stop of this city tour takes place at the ancient theatre. It was constructed by the ancient Greeks and modified by the Roman in order to reach its current form. This impressive theatre is able to host up to 13000 people. In the nearby area there are ancient tombs, while its location allows visitors to enjoy views over the city.

The last stop of this half-day tour takes place where the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus used to be. Although the monumental statuary is now in the British Museum, visitors are able to observe some ruins and learn the history and importance of this place. An interesting highlight is that, it is listed as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.

After visiting Bodrum’s most important sites, the car will drive you back to the city centre. It is important to mention that, between the stops, a lunch break will take place at a local restaurant. Please note that lunch is not included in the price.This excursion finishes when you arrive back to your hotel full of great memories from this exploration.

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Tour itinerary

Are you interested in exploring Bodrum’s local culture and history but you are on a limited time? This half day excursion is the ideal option for those seeking to visit the most important sites of the city in small groups. Admire the ancient history of Bodrum, learn interesting facts about the city, observe great panoramic views and spend some quality time with your loved ones with this amazing city tour.


Pick up

During the morning, a luxurious and modern car will pick you up from the indicated point. Please note that pick up service can take place from your hotel or any other central point in the city.


Professional guide

A professional English speaking guide will welcome you in the car and let you know the final details of this 4-hour city tour. The experienced guide will be in charge to provide interesting descriptions about the sites and assist you in case you need.



Although lunch is not included in the price of this excursion, the guide will take you to taste some incredibly delicious and local recipes. The lunch break takes place between the stops at a local and cosy restaurant. Take this chance to relax and explore the city’s culinary tradition.


Myndos Gate and Windmills

The first site to visit is the Myndos Gate. This Gate is the only remaining part of the ancient fortification walls of the city. The walls were 7km long and were constructed by the ancient Greeks. Then, you move on to visit Bodrum’s Windmills. The location enables you to observe some nice panoramic views over the city and is ideal for photos.


Ancient theatre

Another important site that is included in the schedule is the ancient theatre. The broader area hosts some ancient tombs, while the theatre itself forms a great example of ancient architecture. With a total capacity of 13000 people, this ancient theatre is one of the most emblematic sites in Bodrum.


Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus is the last stop of this city tour. An interesting highlight is that, it is listed as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The main monumental statuary is now hosted in the British Museum. However, during your time there, you can observe some ruins and learn the history of this mausoleum.



The Bodrum City Tour has an approximate duration of 4 hours. By the end of the last stop, the guide will drive you back to your place of accommodation.


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By Arif

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