Crusader castle in Bodrum harbor, Turkey/ views are stunning. Bodrum Kalesi was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium. The construction of the castle began in 1402 under the German knight-architect Heinrich Schlegelholt. Construction workers were guaranteed a reservation in Heaven by a papal decree of 1409. They used squared green volcanic stone, marble columns and reliefs from the nearby Mausoleum of Maussollos to fortify the castle.

Turkey with all the trimmings: Bodrum’s new upmarket appeal - a

Crusader castle in Bodrum harbor, Turkey. Bodrum Kalesi was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.

a wonderful bay during blue trip in Bodrum Turkey

The Big Trip: Bodrum, Turkey

Bodrum & Bodrum Castle by night, Turkey.

Bodrum Castle (Bodrum Kalesi), also known as The Castle of St. Peter, in Bodrum, Turkey was built by the Knights Hospitaller in 1402 in order to offer protection from the invading Seljuk Turks.

Bodrum - So fresh and clean! I want to see Turkey and eat lots of vegetables and learn to haggle...lol

Bodrum - So fresh and clean! I want to see Turkey and eat lots of vegetables and learn to haggle.

Bodrum, Southwest Aegean Turkey

Family Friendly Places in Turkey

One of those perfect dead end allies in Bodrum - Turkey

Family Friendly Places in Turkey

Turkey Places, Turkey Country, Turkey Travel, Bodrum, Marmaris, Wonderful Places, Walking Street, Geraniums, Homeland

Bodrum, Turkey

Three of the Most Popular Cities in Turkey

Pinterest
Search