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  • The Castle from a restaurant on the beach
    The Castle from a restaurant on the...
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  • Beginning the tour of the Underwater Museum
    Beginning the tour of the Underwater...
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    Phaenician vases
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  • 1. Beaches

    there is something for everyone!! if you want to just lie down and relax on the sunlounger turgutreis, torba, gundogan and bitez is for you. If you are into water sports crowded and loud fun beaches...

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  • 2. Sailing

    Bodrum is such a great place for sailing in. There are loads of Islands dotted all over the peninsular that you can pull up to and sail to. One such Island is opposite Kadikalesi and Turgutries. I...

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  • 3. Sightseeing

    Bodrum's harbourfront and marina are full of hustle and bustle with bracing sea breezes to counteract the hot sun, The boats are packed tightly like sardines and a sea of masts and red flags sway in...

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  • 4. Summary of towns on the Bodrum Peninsula

    The Bodrum Peninsula isn't very large, so no matter where you stay, you'll be able to get around easily by Dolmus.The two major areas on the Peninsula are...

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  • 5. One week in Halikarnas, The Castle

    The best to see in Bodrum is the Castle. Its construction began in 1402 under the German Knight-Architect Heinrich Schlegelholt. Each tongue of the Order has...

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  • 6. One day in Bodrum

    Hi if you are going to stay only one day in Bodrum , I would suggest you to visit the castle first. And afterwards you can wander down to the harbour see the...

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  • 7. Currency: YTL - New Turkish Lira

    The YTL or New Turkish Lira is the currency you will need for your holiday to Turkey. There are 100 YKr (Kurus) to 1 YTL. The exchange rate is generally much...

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  • 8. Vegetarian Options in Turkey

    Turkish people are fans of vegetables and meat in equal measure! The quality of vegetables is usually excellent (Bodrum has a fantastic weekly market that is...

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  • 9. Money, Money, Money...

    Taking money to Turkey is an easy decision nowadays and thankfully all those zeros are gone from the notes. I take enough YTL to last for a day or two, sterling...

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  • 10. Turkish Treats!! Food Experience in Bodrum

    A Turkish food menu is a treat and anyone used to mediterranean/Greek food will find Turkish food a delight. The usual precautions should be taken regarding...

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  • 11. blue eye for good luck!

    In Greece and Turkey the evil eye jewelry is very common. Colourful beads, bracelets and necklaces. This popular symbol is common to see it on almost anything,...

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  • 12. Appropriate Social Behaviour in Turkiye

    Turkey is a very traditional country and it is a good idea for anyone who visits to think about how Turks would like you to behave. Some Islamic manners are...

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  • 13. Flag of Turkiye

    There are certain symbols of every nation that are held in great esteem - and are given a level of respect because of what they mean to the people.The flag of...

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  • 14. Religions in Turkey

    Much is said about religious issues in Muslim countries. This is not an issue in Turkey which is a secular country since the days of Ataturk. This means that...

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  • 15. Entry Visas For Turkey

    Check out the entry requirements before you head to Turkey. Visas vary between countries as does the amount of time the visa allows you to stay. UK passport...

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  • 16. Respect For Atatürk

    Atatürk was the President of the Turkish Republic from 1923 until he died in 1938. He became known as Father of the Turks for the groundbreaking changes he made...

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  • 17. Emergency Numbers and General Information

    CHEMISTS:Called "Eczane" in Turkish (and usually sporting a green cross)There are approximately 15 chemists in Bodrum Town. They are open all day and during the...

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  • 18. Public Toilets in Bodrum and Paper Waste!

    Bay = men Bayan = WomenPublic toilets are few and far between in Bodrum and the only one I ever remember seeing is one on a small square around the corner from...

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  • 19. Camping on the Bodrum Peninsula

    You may not wish to stay in a hotel or apartment due to expense or a wish to explore in a different way so here are some camping sites and their numbers. I...

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  • 20. Sun Care in Bodrum

    A visit to the Aegean region is a guarantee of some very hot weather and even though this tip is likely to be obvious and common sense I shall say it anyway.No...

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  • 21. Car Hire: If you dare!!!!

    There is no shortage of holiday car hire options in Bodrum but driving in Turkey is no easy job and the best thing to ensure your safety is probably to rent a...

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  • 22. Bodrum Power: Electricity

    Electricity in Bodrum and large areas of Turkey is generated by solar energy - what else in a country with so much sun!! However this can lead to a certain...

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  • 23. Local people

    Bodrum castle is the most fantastic place to visit. During the summer months it is very hot in Turkey but when you go into the castle it is quiet, cool and calm...

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  • 24. Marina

    The marina and port for ferries is located right in the heart of Bodrum. It's a bustling place hosting elegant yachts that come from all over the world. It's...

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  • 25. Shopping

    It's a pleasure to walk in the narrow streets near the castle and harbour. Here you will find many restaurants, bars and gift shops, selling carpets, leather,...

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