Milta Bodrum Marina

Historical Places and Museums


12 min 3.8 km Via Turgut Reis Cd

Bodrum Castle is a castle located in Turkey’s port city of Bodrum and was built by the Knights of St. Jean in 1402 under the name of St. Peter’s Castle. The castle, which has become the symbol of Bodrum, has been used as the “Underwater Archeology Museum” since 1960.


7 min (3.2 km) via Bodrum-Turgutreis Yolu / Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cd / D330

It is a theater building located in Bodrum city of Turkey, built in the 4th century BC during the reign of Satrap Mausolos in Classical Antiquity. Among the interesting features of the theater are the altar where the sacrifices were sacrificed for Dionysus before the plays and the holes between some of the seats that may have been used as a canopy.


1 min (94 m) Via Neyzen Tevfik Cd

It is thought that the Bodrum shipyard was founded in 1775. According to an archive document, the first ship was put on the bench in Bodrum in 1784. Its timber was brought from the Bodrum mountains. The walls of the shipyard were enlarged in 1882, along with the Ottoman tower, which was erected as a watchdog against pirate attacks. Today, the building serves as an art gallery.

Today, behind the old shipyard is the Ottoman Cemetery, which is also the tomb of the Nameless Horseman and Ottoman Mariner Cafer Pasha.


12 min (4.3 km) via Bodrum-Turgutreis Yolu / Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cd / D330

Aya Nikola Church is a Greek Orthodox church that was built in 1780 or 1873 by dedicating it to St. Nicholas and was demolished in a controlled manner in 1969 as a result of the rotten report given by Pamukkale University. The ruins of the church are located in Hilmi Uran Square on Cumhuriyet Street.


11 minutes (5.2 km) Via Adnan Menderes Cd

The castle was built as a watchtower during the reign of King Mausol. The ruins are from the ancient city of Termara, belonging to the classical period. The city of Termara is one of the 12 ancient cities on the Bodrum Peninsula.


29 minutes (17.9 km) via Yaliciftlik-Bodrum Road

On the Gökova Bay side of the peninsula, on the top of the hill above the Alazeytin District of Çiftlik Village, there are the ruins of the ancient city of Syangela. From the end of the neighborhood, you can reach the hill where the ruins are located, after a 20-minute walk through the olive groves. The remnants that have survived are city walls, houses and other structures. Gökova Bay and Orak Island can be seen from the hill.


36 min (29.8 km) via D330

Theangela, which was founded by Mausolos to settle the people of Syangela, is on the hill 1.5 km above Etrim Village, around Pınarlıbelen Village on the Mumcular-Bodrum road. The path from the village to the hill is quite steep and the walk takes time.


5 min (2.0 km) Via Cafer Paşa Cd and Turgut Reis Cd

The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus (or Mausoleion) was built in Halicarnassus on behalf of King Mausolos by his wife and sister Artemisia (en). Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, it is a very large tomb that resembles Greek architecture with its columns and Egyptian architecture with its pyramid-shaped roof. The mausoleum area is organized as an open-air museum today.


5 min (2.3 km) Via Neyzen Tevfik Cd and Osman Nuri Bilgin Cd

Mindos Gate is a historical site located near Bodrum. The western walls of the city were strengthened with towers as they passed through the plain. The dimensions of the towers are approximately 7×8.5 meters. One of the two towers of the Mindos gate has survived to the present day with almost its original height. Since this gate is in the direction of the ancient city of Myndos at the tip of the peninsula, it is known as the Myndos gate. Its local name is Diktiri.


11 min (4.0 km) via Bodrum-Turgutreis Road / Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cd / D330

The foundations of the museum were laid in 2010 with the exhibition of 18 Bodrum Type boat models in a tent set up in front of Bodrum Castle as part of the Bodrum Yacht Festival. Afterwards, it represented Bodrum in different cities and platforms as the “Museum Project Promotion Exhibitions” with the project leadership of the Bodrum Chamber of Commerce and the contributions of the Bodrum Municipality. With the allocation of the old Bedesten building as a museum, it was opened to the public on October 15, 2011.


15 min (6.1 km) via D330

Pedasa Ancient City is located on the untouched hills of Konacık, in Gökçeler, surrounded by all the shades of green. The city is the most important Leleg settlement of the Halicarnassus Peninsula.

All the elements that make up a Lelegian city are present in Pedasa and its territory, with the acropolis and necropolis (cemetery) areas surrounded by walls, agricultural terraces and farm houses in the settlement center. Excavations and researches carried out in Pedasa to date have brought to light the remains and finds of a process that started from the late 2nd millennium BC and extends to the end of the Byzantine period (13th century BC).


7 min (2.1 km) Via Cafer Pasa Cd

Two cemeteries of Halicarnassus are located near the Myndos and Mylasa gates. Animal reliefs were found on some of the graves unearthed during the road construction works in recent years.

The tomb of Queen Ada, the Queen of Caria, exhibited in the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology is one of them. It is possible to see one of these ancient tombs inside the CarrefourSA Store on the Bodrum – Turgutreis road.


21 min (13.0 km) via D330

It is in Gürece village, 3 km after passing Ortakent on the Bodrum – Turgutreis road, 2 km before the Gümüşlük turn, and the hill where the ruins are located falls to the north of the main road. Hellenistic period bastion remains can be seen on the hill. The historian Herodotus tells that there was the Temple of Apollo in Telmissos and that the temple was quite famous. No trace of the temple remains today.


12 min (5.3 km) via Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cd / D330

While you will have the opportunity to watch sections of the artist’s life at the Zeki Müren Art Museum in Bodrum, you will also have the opportunity to witness his memories.

It is the two-storey house in Bodrum, where Zeki Müren, one of Turkey’s most important artists, lived from 1980 until his death in 1996.