Bodrum is blessed with a wealth of tourist attractions including scenic beaches, archeological wonders, ancient mosques and museums. The main beach located near the famous Saint Peter’s Cathedral is one of the top tourist attractions in Bodrum. Besides this beach, the scenic village of Torba located just a few miles from the city is famous for housing some of the finest beaches in the region.
The ancient Bodrum Castle or Castle of St Peter is one of the major landmarks in the city. The castle now houses the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology. It is one of its kind museums in the World, renowned for displaying wonderful finds from underwater excavations along the coast of Turkey. Bodrum Amphitheatre is another important attraction not to be missed. The amphitheatre is regarded as one of the best preserved structures of ancient Halikarnassus.