Bodrum is built on the site of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, with had one of sever wonders of the world,
the tomb of King Mausolus, known as the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. All that remains of the tomb today can
be found in the British museum in London. Bodrum itself is a wonderful little tourist town.
The castle of St. John was built in the 11th century by the crusaders known as the knights of St. John
A Byzatine mosiac found inside the castle. This dates from the 5th century !
If you look closely in this picture of Bodrum taken from the castle you can just make out the ancient
set into the hillside. Just to the left of the big pole and just behind the white houses
can be seen the grey rock of the theater.