Bodrum is without doubt one of the 13 districts of Muğla. The district is called an essential tourism heart in the present day. It’s efficient that town has some distinctive options. This town is a district identified not solely in Turkey but in addition on the earth when it comes to tourism. When it comes to inhabitants, it surpassed Menteşe and Fethiye and have become the biggest district within the province.
The traditional identify of Bodrum is ‘Halikarnassos’. It’s learn as ‘Halikarnassus’ in Turkish. Town was name ‘Petrium’ after the town was devote to St. Peter, along with the fort known as St. Peter’s Citadel. Over time, this identify has been pronounce as ‘petrum’, then ‘potrum’ and eventually ‘Bodrum’.
Mausoleum, one of many Seven Wonders of the World, was construct within the metropolis of Halicarnassus. The marble stones of the mausoleum, which was destroy over time by the consequences of earthquakes and invasions, have been use within the development of Bodrum Citadel. Christian Knights construct the citadel within the fifteenth century. The development was accomplish in a interval of 100 years. The Citadel at present serves because the world’s 2nd largest Underwater Archeology Museum. It’s the strongest surviving citadel within the Eastern Mediterranean. Town of Bodrum hosts many cultural occasions.
The Worldwide Bodrum Ballet Pageant has been hold in this town each summer time since 2003. This competition is Turkey’s first and solely ballet competition. As well as, the Worldwide Bodrum Biennial has been hold since 2014. This town Baroque Music Pageant has been hold within the metropolis since 2010.
Since this town is a world-famous vacation vacation spot, it has superior transportation amenities. Air transportation of town is offer through Milas-Bodrum Airport. There are additionally three giant marinas and cruise berths in Bodrum. The primary of the marinas to be construct is the Milta marina position within the middle of this town.