Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle, also known as the Castle of St.Peter, is a mesmerising on the waterfront which is over 600 years old and is a superb example of a Gothic style fortress, where you can walk around the twisting passageways and towers intended to make invading invaders as difficult as possible.

Bodrum or Antalya - Bodrum Castle

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.

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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.

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