Apartments and Villas to Rent in Bodrum
The city of Bodrum is truly one of Turkey's cultural capitals, having retained its incredibly rich heritage and history making Bodrum villas a hot-spot among tourists. Today, Bodrum is a thriving port city which invites tourists from all over the world, but was once the location of the ancient city of Halikarnassus, founded multiple millennia ago. The city is located in the Mugla Province in south-western Turkey. There are many other popular tourist destination within reach of the city and just off of it's coast, including Ortakent and the Island of Kos. With lots to do, beaches to lounge on and many sights to see, Bodrum apartments make the perfect holiday accommodation.
Plenty to do while in Bodrum Holiday Villas
A perfect day in Bodrum can be comprised of simply wandering through the city, visiting an endless number of historical sites, watching the architecture change and morph, or even admiring the wonderful, surrounding landscapes. The city is home to a multitude of incredible and historical wonders, making Bodrum villas are perfect for sightseers and those eager to learn its history. A must see in the city and possibly one of Turkey's most famous landmarks is that of Bodrum Castle – today the castle functions as a museum but once served as a fortification to protect against the Seljuk Empire. Built during the turn of the 15th century, this castle is over 600 years ago, yet still remains in outstanding condition. Other sites of historical value in the city include the the Bodrum Ampitheatre and also the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, a tomb built around 300 BC.