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Address: Bodrum City 37° 02’ 15.56” N 27° 24’ 48.54 E, Turkey
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This gate was one of two entrances into the ancient, walled city of...

This gate was one of two entrances into the ancient, walled city of Halicarnassus.

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ancient, majestic, ruins, graves, gates

accessible by car; free to access; looks really ancient, you get majestic feeling when you see it and walk in between the gates; the gates are quite ruined, there are some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Dali B
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

accessible by car; free to access; looks really ancient, you get majestic feeling when you see it and walk in between the gates; the gates are quite ruined, there are some graves, interesting to read on them. there is strange large old tree growing not far, some traditional syrup is made from its fruits;

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The main structure has been rebuilt but this is still an interesting site. It gives the impression of what it must have been like when it was first constructed.

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Thank Virginia B
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Stopped off here on a day trip to Bodrum from Kid. Lovely walking around the site and gate as nothing is fenced off. We were there late September so it wasn't busy, very peaceful with lovely views. Would recommend a visit if in Bodrum.

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Thank Teresa R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

you have to have a very good imagination to understand why this gate was even here, but the is an exhibit at another attraction that pieces the wall and it's centre pieces together. Nothing here but rocks.

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Thank Paul W
Orebro, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It´s interesting with history but it took about 10 minutes then we were done. It was ok though because we took a guided tour with more stops.

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Thank FamilyFrid
Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had heard that there wasn't much to see around the Gate, so i wasn't expecting much. But the Myndos gate turned out to be a nice, little place to visit. We walked from the city center to the gate, which took a little over half an hour. and the gate was actually hiding behind some residential area, in a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One of the 2 entrance doors of Halikarnassos (Karia city) III. Aleksandros entered the city from this door and conquered the city, but destroyed the ehole city except the Mausoleum. You can easily visit the ruins, city walls which is vey close to city Center, and the Museum of Mausoleum.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

There is a long walk from central Bodrum taking you past the Ottoman Tomb to the windmills and then to the Myndus gate, one of the remaing gates into the old city. Not much to see but the whole walk is worth it and you can continue west and find the mausoleum.

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perth western australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The gates of Myndos are now in total ruins, not even an attendant was present, the gardens are over run, and the plants are dry and dead. Of course still pleased to know I have visited, but if pressed for time I wouldn't bother. School children obviously are using the grounds as a bit of a hangout!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Who wouldn't want to stand at the gate where Alexander lost so many men below the walls and moat of king Maussolos' awe inspiring structure? It has good plaques for reimagining ancient history and is about 30 mins walk from the town centre.

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