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Bodrum: cheap and chic destination

Some places have difficulty to attract tourists but Bodrum has not this problem because it was one of the most popular destinations last summer. Bodrum is also a good destination during winter.

Bodrum Turkey

Bodrum, Turkey

Tourism in Bodrum

Turkey had some difficulties regarding tourism but Bodrum has proven that this time is now over. The beautiful turquoise coast which was a popular place for Marc Antony and Cleopatra is now a destination for people who want to relax and have fun.

Bodrum is a city located in southwest Turkey, in Muğla Province. It was founded by the Greeks under the name of Halicarnassus.

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is a must-see place in Bodrum. Similar to the Great Pyramid in Egypt, it is the tomb of King Mausolus of Caria (Asia Minor), who died in 353 BC. However, the mausoleum is different in many ways of the pyramids. The beauty of the building is impressive and that is why more and more visitors are coming to explore the place.

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Bodrum Turkey

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Bodrum

For families, visits of historical sites are organized and attractions are available for children (clubs, meals …).

Bodrum is full of clubs and discotheques where you will be able to have fun during hours. The famous club Halikarnas is the place where all clubbers are meeting. The dance floor can accommodate about 5,000 people and there is a lighted fountain which is 15 meters high. Another great club is the Bodrum club which can accommodate up to 2000 people.

club Halikarnas Bodrum Turkey

Club Halikarnas, Bodrum

Low cost holidays

Bodrum is known not only for its rich history, but also for the quality offered by the excellent hotels and luxury restaurants. This city attracts all kind of people such as wealthy businessmen and families with small budgets.

Restaurant Bodrum Turkey

Restaurant in Bodrum

This summer, prices had increased dramatically for most tourist destinations: Portugal +39%, Spain +41% and +47% for Croatia. Turkey has known an increase of only 2%. Bodrum, which is compared to Saint-Tropez, offers cheap and chic packages.

In recent years, Bodrum and its surroundings have known an incredible development. There has been, for example, the construction of a luxury shopping center. You do not need to be rich to enjoy everything that the area provides.

Bodrum Port Turkey

Bodrum Port

Bodrum joins Antalya in the top destinations that Turkey offers.

Tourists are particularly pleased with the high quality level of hotels and restaurants’ food and the warm and friendly inhabitants of Bodrum.

While the rich and famous people spend hundreds of thousands dollars for an exclusive holiday, you will be able to have the same at very reasonable prices.

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