Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, Bodrum City

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
1.8/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • Hidden away, hard to find and really in ruins. Good video presentation in English explained the history and showed what this would have looked like until fell into decay. Many of the stones now make u...  read more »
  • The mausoleum, as tombstone ancient ruler Mavsolu, pupil was built 4 century BC. But was destroyed at the beginning of the 16th century by a major earthquake. Here you can see what's left of it, to touch history.
    show original
  • of the ruins nothing else to see and do his imagination by hand great story to see in the room for this purpose not in french...
    show original
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 4​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h