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. With our international travel planner, Bodrum City attractions like Mausoleum of Halicarnassus can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A site that can only be visited when we're on-site. This mausoleum is magical and remains in the list of must-see
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  • Certainly worth a short visit. Since unfortunately whatever remained of the mausoleum was hauled off to the British Museum, you need a bit of imagination. Still highly recommended though.