Bodrum is a peninsula filled with the history of settlements for thousands of years and is the birthplace of Herodotus, the father of history. Many nations has left marks of their civilizations as an inevitable result of the strategic position. Every corner of the peninsula is full of Carian, Byzantine and Ottoman artifacts.
Halicarnassus was the second capital of Carian. The most magnificent of the 7 Wonders of the world was built in this city. Although there are not much left of it, the term from the literature monumental tomb; ‘’mausoleum’’ exists on every geography.
Standing with all of its beauty, every stone of the Bodrum Castle is the history of Mausoleum. The Castle is a place where thousands of tourists come to see every year and contains the largest underwater archeology museum in Europe. Leleg cities, where archaeological studies have not even started, are the hidden treasures waiting to be discovered in the summits of Bodrum.