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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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In a sense, the scheme (like the camel train) is a romantic gesture, the defiant act of a critical regionalist, for the coastline of the Bodrum peninsula has almost all been destroyed, and it is perhaps only projects like this that can save what little remains of its original beauty.
With its natural beauty and sophisticated lifestyle, Bodrum fits perfectly with our strategy to develop the best and most exclusive destinations in the world" adds Nikki Beach EMEA Hotels & Resorts chairman and CEO Jihad El-Khoury.
Its location in the Aegean playground of Bodrum has attracted a superstar clientele including Yves Saint Laurent, the Rothschilds, Michael Caine and Mick Jagger.
The design of Bodrum Airport rejects monotony, with a composition of secondary elements and finishes that create a relaxed atmosphere and a holiday-like experience.
The changes mark Crystal's only visit to Haifa and one of just two visits to Bodrum in the Crystal Cruises' 2012 through early 2014 calendars.
Ronaldo will have a vacation in Bodrum and make a blue cruise with a luxury yacht.
Kiss Flights will fly Manchester to Bodrum and all these are alongside established Thomas Cook and Thomson services into Bodrum and Izmir.
The biggest operator in terms of passenger numbers from Liverpool JLA has announced two new routes to the Turkish resort of Bodrum and the Greek island of Rhodes.
British low-cost airline easyJet is increasing the frequency of its flights from London's Gatwick Airport to Split, Dalaman, Bodrum, Mykonos, Montpellier and Toulouse this summer.
You can snap up a one-bedroom apartment in Bodrum for under pounds 12,000.