Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, Bodrum City

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Admire Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the only standing historic site of the original Seven Wonders of Antiquity. Built in the 4th century BCE, this 1,500-year-old mausoleum is known for the novelty of its architectural style compared to other buildings of its time. Although many of the artifacts from the mauseoleum are on display in museums around the world, the ruins here include column pieces that display ancient Greek stone-carving work, an ancient stairway, and parts of mosaics. View some of these artifacts and mosaics at the museum adjacent to the ruins and learn about the history behind them. Wear comfortable shoes so you can get around easily. Note that the site is readily accessible from the city center and local metro station. Add Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and other attractions to your Bodrum City trip itinerary using our Bodrum City journey maker .
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  • Bodrum Castle is a stone of the tomb for building earthquake I take is less clear though there's a strong culture is ... I feel that the film's gratuitous of the past enough. The visit on purpose.
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  • I have been to Bodrum at least 100 times, but never once went to this place. Only when I recently got into history, especially ancient I realised what I have missed. This place is one the 7 wonderso o...  more »
  • It is one of the historic sites that should not be missed. Although there is not much left due to earthquakes over the centuries it is where the word mausoleum originated. Walk through it and imagine ...  more »
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  • This place is great. People will always criticise things they don't understand. Unfortunately stupid people don't understand anything. So for this reason they criticise everything. And stupid people are everywhere.
  • It is funny how ignorant the people are, to criticize a 2500-year-old ruin for being torned down or not having any parking lot, etc. This is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and although it is not very well-preserved or well-advertized by authorities, it is amazing to experience the ancient history even if just a smidgen. I still wish the British government show more delicacy to return the stolen pieces.
  • Fantastic little museum. But you'll need to use your imagination, there isn't much of the site left.
  • A disappointment, a few stones & body parts of statues in a small room. There was a video explaining that most of the statues had been stolen by a British archaeologist.
  • One can only imagine how imposing the building was in its heyday, sadly only the base is there

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