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Bodrum

(bō`drum), town (1990 pop. 20,931), Muğla prov., SW Turkey, on the Bodrum peninsula on the Aegean Sea coast. It was built on the ruins of the ancient city of HalicarnassusHalicarnassus
, ancient city of Caria, SW Asia Minor, on the Ceramic Gulf (now the Gulf of Kos) and on the site of the modern city of Bodrum, Turkey. Halicarnassus was Greek in origin, but there were Carian inhabitants. Except for a brief period in the 5th cent. B.C.
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 during the early 15th cent. A popular tourist resort, the town's notable landmark is a 15th cent. castle. It is also a center for underwater archaeology in the Mediterranean.
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Dotting the coastlines of southwestern Turkey with its elegance, Bodrum is renowned for its beaches, hotels and trendy dining options.
We are very excited to announce Ozkent's collaboration with Hyatt to open Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum, the first Hyatt Centric beach resort in Europe, which will offer high-end vacation experiences in one of the most prime bays of Bodrum", said VARYAP's CEO Erdinc Varl?
As the first Hyatt Centric resort in Turkey, Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will boast an unbeatable location designed to be a launch pad for sightseeing, tasting and experiencing everything that the Bodrum Peninsula has to offer.
Bodrum is a popular resort for both Turks and foreigners on holidays during the summer months.
The man's body was brought to a medical facility in Mugla, which is around 110km from Bodrum.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Seventy members of the Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) Bodrum district branch in Muy-la province have individually filed criminal complaints against main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kylycdaroy-lu, accusing him of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an.
Four Syrian men thought to be traffickers he turned to appeared in court in Bodrum.
The first toddler found on the beach in Bodrum, has been identified as three-year-old Aylan Kurdi from Kobane.
Officers met the easyJet aircraft from Bodrum, Turkey, after being contacted by airline staff during the journey yesterday.
OVERALL The Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum makes for a perfect hotel within a hotel experience.
The view from the walls of Bodrum Castle, Turkey | The view from the walls of Bodrum Castle, Turkey
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