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  • Duration: 4 Hours (approximately)
    Price: 85 Euro (per person)
    Run: Everyday

    St. Peter's Castle: T

    The Castle of St. Peter The must be most prominent feature of Bodrum . It is among the places that are worth seeing. Among the world's best preserved places from medieval times, it still stands like a solid legacy to the Bodrum area as a place worth defending. The Castle's routes come from the Knights of St. John, a number of deported people who drew their ranks from Europe.

    The order started with only religious powers and functions, but the Crusades and other political events had a force on it into military pursuits. The Christians beliefs of the order had taken on a fanatical nature, and the Knights called themselves as soldiers of Christ and savers of the Holy Places of Jerusalem.  

    excavations are going on in Bodrum, done by an American archaeological group. A lot of students are also coming from all parts of world to help and learn the mysterious of underwater diggings and preservation.

    The Mausoleum: It is Bodrums old antiquity has come from the ancient time and built by Artemisia II for King Mausolos. It was among the wonders of the ancient times, it still stands like the general term for a large tomb. The entire structure keep standing at over 50 meters in height. The first embossment
    s from the Mausoleum were taken to the British Museum in 1846, these covered ornamentations and other objects.

    Bodrums the most famous literary feller was Cevat Sakir, also known as 'Halicarnassus Fisherman' asked for the going back of the Mausoleum parts to Bodrum in a letter shown to the Queen of England, telling that such elegant works of art were not reaching to their true place under the gloomy and grey sky of London. The letter he got in answer said: "Thank you for reminding us of the matter, We have painted the ceiling where the Mausoleum is located in blue."


    Please take note of the following:
    * 30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2
    * Our tour fee covers only the main entrance to the Castle and if Carian Princess and Glass-Ship wreck exhibit sections are also requested to be visited, our guests need to pay the additional entrance fees of $4 at the each section separately
    * The order of visiting sights, may vary slightly from time to time
    * You are kindly requested to present your self at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time
    * Smoking is not permitted but all tours make frequent stops

    What's Included:
    * Pick up and drop off at your Hotel
    * Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
    * Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
    * Local taxes

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