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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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Flights to Bodrum come in response to high demand during the peak travel season to the popular summer destination located on the Aegean Sea.
In 2018, 97,500 tourists from Russia, 86,400 tourists from Poland and 80,800 tourists from Germany visited Bodrum.
A waterspout formed on the sea between Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos around 2 p.m.
Qatar Airways has announced the return of its recently-launched seasonal routes to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Malaga, with more flights and upgraded aircraft on two routes from May 2019.
(They're back, too.) Now, Edition Hotel has opened an outpost in Bodrum, cementing the region's renewed viability as a top-tier destination.
And on Bank Holiday Monday, they will be able to travel on Thomas Cook's new route to Bodrum.
Many of Bodrum's ancient landmarks and structures are free to explore.
Guests at the hotel will also get a chance to try out new menus at the resort's restaurants and book its new Flavours of Bodrum accommodation package.
The addition of the new service to Bodrum reflects the healthy market for tourism and the common cultural ties that the two countries share with one another.
The new route will mark Air Arabia's fourth destination in Turkey, with the carrier planning to serve Bodrum with three flights a week.
Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will be managed by Access Tourism and Hotel Investment Consultancy Ltd.
Istanbul, Dhu-AlQa'dah 16, 1438, Aug 8, 2017, SPA -- A 5.3 magnitude earthquake with shooked southwestern Turkey near the Aegean coastal town of Bodrum today, according to the US Geological Survey.