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Myndus gate

Bodrum City 37° 02’ 15.56” N 27° 24’ 48.54 E, Turkey
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Ranked #16 of 22 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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Kalmar, Sweden
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

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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Bucharest
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

There are two main pillars left of the gate and some stones in front of them, also some tombs on the side. The place would be even nicer if the city would bother to clean it up because it was very filthy. You can climb into one of the pillars and the view from up there is nice, but again,... More

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Fethiye, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Its a part of Bodrum history. Dont expect to see alot. Used to be an important point in the history of Bodrum. The ruins of gate is available to but thats all. Stop by while passing and have a look.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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120 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
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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38 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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 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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4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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