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Unfortunately the castle was closed for renovations only visiting bodrum for the day and didnt find... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

Absolutely beautiful place to visit. Whole day siteseeing at Bodrum. :) brilliant tour guide too... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary B
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This imposing structure, built by the Knights of St. John in the early 15th century, is the most prominent feature of Bodrum.
Kale Cad., Bodrum City, Turkey
+90 252 316 25 16
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately the castle was closed for renovations only visiting bodrum for the day and didnt find this out until we had got off the ferry from kos it didnt say on its website of closure so disappointed strolled around harbour and shops found tomb of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to visit. Whole day siteseeing at Bodrum. :) brilliant tour guide too Suzanne you’re number 1

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle was the 2nd most important reason for staying near Bodrum. But it is being renovated and I understand this is going to take a long time. I'm disappointing but I totally understand the reason for it being closed. Something urgently needs doing to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to our trip to see this castle. It was unfortunately closed for renovation. Pretty disappointed

Thank 1974katerina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is nice to walk around the harbour and see the castle although the castle is being renovated. There are little market stalls along the dockside to cast your eye upon. Also there are lots and lots of boats to see. Worth a walk but...More

2  Thank fmsam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The city is beauty specialy at night time. Food there was nice but I can not come to the castle because they are have renovation on that time. The market near the castle was nice.

1  Thank Megawati1984
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Oodles of historical features and artifacts all just lying around for you to look at , nice areas to rest relax and have a bite to eat with fantastic views , worth every penny .

2  Thank StephenWilkinson
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Great view of the city worth while the walk. Take comfortable shoes and a sun hat

Thank GeorgeL3256
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Bodrum castle Really very nice And very good viem And very antiqie I like castle And Bodrum highly recommed

Thank shanabovaanastasia
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Absolutely place to visit in bodrum. At this moment on restauration. But ones open please go there. Garden cafe is also very cute

Thank Nadia V
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8 May 2018|
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Response from Itdoto | Reviewed this property |
Its not permanently closed but closed for renovations/restorations. After I got the site and seeing it closed with a sign and cranes (that stick up like eyesores you fan also see from a distance) working away in the... More
3 December 2017|
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Response from alinda301 | Reviewed this property |
According to last sign put in front of the castle, The first phase of restoration will last two years and it will be finished June 2019.
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20 July 2017|
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Response from briannash2 | Reviewed this property |
Obviously that depends where you are staying , but within 20 - 30 miles of Bodrum you will always find a Dolmus (Bus) on a main road and you can just put your hand out and get picked up . Just look for Bodrum on the front of... More