Bodrum, Mugla - Downtown
Halicarnassus (former name of Bodrum) BC. Born in 484 and known as the "Father of History", HEREDOT was founded by the Bodrum Dorians. Later, Caria and Lelegs settled in this region.
In 6,650 BC the Megeralis came and expanded the city and changed its name to Halicarnassus. Bodrum BC It came under the sovereignty of Persians in 386. Halicarnassus was the most brilliant era BC. He lived in 353 when he became the capital of Caria region.
Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world, was a girl in memory of King Mausolos during this period.
It was built by his brother and his wife Artemisia. Bodrum BC In the hands of the Romans in 192, but did not show significant development during this period. A.D. In 395
The Byzantines, M.S. XI. century passed into the hands of the Turks. I. In the Crusade wars of the Byzantines, XIV. century passed into the hands of the Turks again. In 1415, it was captured by the Knights of Rhodes.
(during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent) again joined the Ottoman Empire. After the declaration of the Republic, the name was changed to Bodrum.