Bodrum is, where you feel you are alive with beautiful water and harbour with hunderts of yacht and boats. Beauty of the white houses everywhere will make you feel like you are in a village that everyone is an artist. The city is waking up with first lights of sunshine and starting to get to work. For some, the sunrise is end of the exciting nightlife and fun.
Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum
Bodrum museum is the biggest underwater achaeology museum in the world and the only one in Turkey. A great majority of the museum artifacts cosist of those raised during underwater excavations and those brought to the museum by sponge divers.
Along the coast of our country, underwater excavations have continued since 1960. These excavations include the Finike-Gelidonya ship wreck 12th century B.C., Bodrum-Yassiada Byzantine Shipwreck 7th century AD, Bodrum-Yassıada late Roman shipwreck 4th century AD, Finike-Seytan Deresi shipwreck 16th Century BC.
All artifacts which were discovered from underwater and land excavations are exhibited in various galleries as modern museology understandin. Be sides its culterel property the castle itself is a monumental museum. The castle also contains a botanical garden. Various mediterranean trees and flowers inform the visitors of their mythological stories. Peacocks and other animals will certainly attract your children while walking through the museum, you can rest at various cafeterias located at different corners of the garden, one can also listen to medieval music in the English Tower and then relive the past in Carian Princess’s baquet hall.