Castle of St. Peter in Bodrum, Turkey

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    Castle of St. Peter - view from the theatre in Bodrum (ancient Halicarnassus).

    The castle was constructed by the Knights Hospitaller in the 15th century during the crusades of the middle ages. The fortress became known as the Castle of St. Peter The Liberator because it served as the sole place of refuge for all Christians on the west coast of Asia Minor. The Knights kept a special breed of dog in the Castle, who could track down refugees and bring them to safety, much like the famous St. Bernard.

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    1. TeodoraC 58 months ago | reply

      Nice panoramic shot.
      Precious thing of the past.
      "History & Antiquities"


      Celebrating History & Legacy.

    2. gezimanya 58 months ago | reply

      Very nice view of Bodrum castle! Very well done!

    3. enrique1959 - 58 months ago | reply

      Magnifica captura, saludos

    4. Danix233... away for Holidays!!! [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Excellent!

    5. kmw1018 [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Please consider posting this into our group...
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    6. ebruytm 58 months ago | reply

      beaufitul view

    7. mbtphoto (away a lot) 58 months ago | reply

      Excellent image.
      Your amazing photo deserves a SILVER Award from


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    8. leyla gundogan 53 months ago | reply

      bodrum looks great !!!


    9. bazylek100 53 months ago | reply

      It's one of the most picturesque places in Bodrum :)

    10. leyla gundogan 53 months ago | reply

      picturesque ??
      I do not understand this word...not in the dictionary !!
      but you are right in every way..:)))))

    11. leyla gundogan 53 months ago | reply

      hımmm thank you , I did not know and learned.. :)))

      this is mine dictionary www.tureng.com/ I looked it soooo often:))

      teach me some Polish ... for example teşekkürler, çok güzel, iyi günler, iyi akşamlar, selamlar, merhaba

    12. bazylek100 53 months ago | reply

      Unfortunately I've never found online Polish-Turkish dictionary... but you can take a look at pl.bab.la/doc/survival-guide/dialog-rozmowki-turecki.pdf
      İyi geceler :)

    13. leyla gundogan 53 months ago | reply

      ha haa teşekkürler my teacher..
      iyi geceler..:))

    14. Triporati 46 months ago | reply

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    15. bazylek100 46 months ago | reply

      Thanks for letting me know!

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