Private Tour Guide In Bodrum
If you need a professional tour guide with licence in Bodrum, you can view the tour guides here. In Turkey, a local guide or a tour guide should have a licence issued by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, for tour guiding. Therefore it is important that you engage with such a tour guide. If you are or planing to visit Bodrum we recommend you to spend at least one day for a city tour or excursion around the town. Modern Bodrum was founded on the site of ancient Halicarnassus, the capital of Caria in 320 BC, one of the seven wonders of the world was constructed in Halicarnassus and Heredotus was born here. This shows that this town is more than a holiday resort. Futhermore you can even take a daily excursion from Bodrum to the ancient city of Ephesus and to visit the house of Virgin Mary.
More places to discover with a private tour guide in Bodrum
In Bodrum you can see the following monuments and touristic attractions in a daily tour;
- Mausoleum (Mozelium), the remnants of the seven wonders of the world
- Mindos Gate, one of the historical gates remained from the ancient city of Halicarnassus
- Halicarnassus Ancient Theatre
- Bodrum Castle which was built by the Knights of Saint John
- Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology, one of the awarded museums in Europe.
- Ancient Town of Pesada, 3500 years old settlement from Lelegs
- The Museum of Zeki Muren; the house of the most beloved singer of Turkey.
- Monument of Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli
Recommended tours with a private tour guide in Bodrum
TOUR 1 – City tour of Bodrum
Since the places to visit are far from each other, you will have to do this tour by a vehicle. If you include the ancient city of Pedasa whic is located out of the town, the duration of the tour may increase from 4 hours to 6 hours. The places to visit during this tour are; Mausoleum, Mindos Gate, Halicarnassus Ancient Theatre, Bodrum Castle, Underwater Archeology Museum and Zeki Müren Museum.
TOUR 2 – Ancient City of Ephesus + House of Virgin Mary
If you don’t mind for abot 2,5 hours driving in one way, you can visit one of the most amazing ancient cities of the world and the house of Saint Mary nearby. The Ancient City of Ephesus is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the most visited ancient city in Turkey.
Additionaly, during this tour you can visit the St. John’s Church, where St. John were buried and the Archeology Museum of Ephesus are among the places you can see. The duration of the tour is about 9 to 10 hours.
TOUR 3 – City tour of Bodrum “History, Gastronomy and Music”
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