The entrance to Bodrum’s brilliant blue bay, where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet, is guarded by Bodrum Fortification, an amazing mediaeval castle built by the Knights of Rhodes.
You can visit the castles website for more up to date information: https://www.bodrum-museum.com/
The Bodrum Castle and Museum of Underwater Archaeology is 3 kilometres from Gumbet in centre Bodrum, and 10 minutes away by Dolmus along the marina.
History of the Castle
The Knights of Rhodes began building on the fortress in the year 1402 and proceeded until 1522. “British, French, German, Italian, and Spanish Towers” are the names of the castle’s five main towers.
During the Ottoman Empire’s Sultan Abdulhamit II’s reign, Bodrum Castle was utilised as a jail.
For more information about Bodrum visit https://visit-turkey.org/information/aegean-region/mugla/bodrum/
Great article about Bodrum Castle: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/turkey/aegean-coast/bodrum/attractions/bodrum-castle/a/poi-sig/1012005/360862