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Address: Bodrum City 48400 , Turkey

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ANCIENT ALIKARNASSOS

The monument is a gate of the ancient Greek city of Alikarnasos which conected Alikarnasos with Mindos an other ancient Greek city in the western coast of the penisula. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The monument is a gate of the ancient Greek city of Alikarnasos which conected Alikarnasos with Mindos an other ancient Greek city in the western coast of the penisula. The Monument should be protected and respected more by the local authorities. It was unbelievable that in the place there is a hotel which has been placed in the arheological area... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Visited on a day trip out, guide made it an interesting historical visit. Can walk around , see beautiful views and burials at site..

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
28 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A bit out of the way but worth tracking down. Free and open at all times. Only the Gate really remains of this part of the Carian city defences but there are good interpretive boards in English and impressive views around. Interesting that this ancient monument restoration was to paid for by Turkcell and Ericsson!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Imagine 3rd century Turkey, with Alexander of Macedon at those gates! Yes, he fought in front of the gates, built by Masoleus of Mausoleum fame. Worth a quick visit.

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Wick
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We visited this expecting it to be in better condition given its historical significance. After all, Alexander the Great walked through these gates! As is often the case, no charge to access this site and as a result it now needs a little TLC. There was a lot of litter and broken glass around, it was saddening to see. The... More 

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Boras, Sweden
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141 reviews 141 reviews
95 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Myndos Gate is one of the two entrances of Halicarnassus. It is the only gate preserved. There is not much left of the gate or the walls, but it definitely worth to visit. You don't spend much time here, but if you walk little nearby, you could find more tombs than the one which in just next to the gate.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

such great history and battles have happened here but theres so little left its hard to visualise what would have been! such a shame the turkish government doesnt invest more.

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Wellingborough
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It seems they have they spent a lot of time restoring it and then left it to be ruined again. It took us literally 5 mins to explore, I would give it a miss.

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South East England, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It a must see in Bodrum for its age and cultural importance. There is no one there, the place is full of rubbish and very unloved, but it is a tranquil place steeped in history so well worth hunting out.

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Kalmar, Sweden
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42 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were "shipped here" on a bus full of people who thought this was nothing to see. We got fifteen minutes to see, reflect and photograph. Not nearly enough. This is such an important historic place and you need to know about it before arriving, because there is not much information at the site. (Unless you happen to have a... More 

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