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Myndus gate

Bodrum City 37° 02’ 15.56” N 27° 24’ 48.54 E, Turkey
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in Bodrum City
Type: Ancient Ruins
Description: This gate was one of two entrances into the ancient, walled city of Halicarnassus.
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The site is an incredible piece of history, but suffers from neglect and lack of maintenance. The views from here are fantastic and if you do some research you will understand an incredibly significant battle took place here. Unfortunatley it is rubbish strewn and there is not enough information at the site itself, so do your preparation before you get... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Excellent historical site linked to time of Mausoleus of Halicarnassus. The site of a bloody battle between Alexander the Great and the Carians. Tremendous views of Bodrum, Gumusluk, once the ancient city of Myndos. Well worth a visit.

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Del Mar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Went there looking for something that wasn't there because there is nothing really to see. When you read the description of this site in a guide book it is really off because it's not what is really there, so I wouldn't waste my time with this place.

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Turku, Finland
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34 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

well this is a historic place. It has stones on top of another. Somehow restored. And that's just about it. Get some nice photos, though, if you dare to climb high enough on loose stones.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

very historic and interesting,but sadly scruffy and unloved,,take a parasol or a hat,as the heat gets reflected off all the stone and nearly fries you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

I wish the town would care about their history, loads litter everywhere no signs to help you find the site. But worth s visit

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Ebbw Vale
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

for such an important historic site, this is not well maintained.The access paths are badly maintained as is the car/bus parking area. No public toilets available, (seems to be a common fault in public areas in this part of Turkey).

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Perth, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Well worth the walk out to see this huge ancient structure. Head for the Myndos Junction trafflc lights and it's just around the corner.

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Ankara, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Lovely but a little tricky to find with the map we were given of the town. Well worth the looking though.

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Tehran, Iran
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

we liked the beach and boats not anything else.. good restaurants ,,, good beach good people ,,,, a little expensive

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