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More to Myndos than Rabbits

There is more to Myndos than Tavşan Adası (Rabbit Island); the island formed only a small part of... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
David H
South Staffs
Interesting Island

They say the story of this island was very old Roman village but earthquake destroy it and went to... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Abdulwahab B
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Gumusluk Harbour, Gumusluk 48970, Turkey
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Rabbit Island is located at Gümüşlük, a little seaside village 25km from Bodrum on the western shore of the Bodrum peninsula. In ancient times it was known as Myndos, and the ruins of this ancient town (destroyed by an earthquake) can still be seen today...More

3  Thank onero
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I have no idea what the attraction of this island is! We were taken there twice on two different boat tours. The island is dirty, strewn with rubbish and the debris of many fires. There are no facilities on this island whatsoever and I cannot...More

3  Thank Tree247
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

There is more to Myndos than Tavşan Adası (Rabbit Island); the island formed only a small part of the city. The city of Myndos dates from the middle of the 4th century B.C. and was built my Mausolus around the time he was building Halicarnassus...More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely island that is accessed by wading across shallow water to visit. Access is not available to the island itself due to archialogical work but it is still fun to wade across

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Not really much to see here - aloads of seagulls etc but no rabbits. A bit dissapointing compared to other trips.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

They say the story of this island was very old Roman village but earthquake destroy it and went to under the sea , you can walk through the water to the Island but you can not walk on it as the government closed it for...More

Thank Abdulwahab B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Fantastic views and lovely to visit, we went via a Boat Trip and went swimming in the sea was amazing.

1  Thank Debzdoouk
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Gumusluk is very nice to have a day out, visit one of the restaurants along the seashore, although I find a bit overpriced

2  Thank 935dorisj
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is areal local sea port and the quality of the fish reflects this .it appeared everyone in the restaurant was eating fish or the like, our meal was as good as any fish I have had anywhere and that includes my home town

1  Thank tynesalmon
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We made the trip through the water and that itself was pleasant. But unfortunately we never so a single rabbit, cause the island was closed! And we still dont know why...

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been here before, in 2004 and at that time there were Rabbits on the island !!! . .. but a few years ago, they decided to "dig" on the Island, so the Rabbits has to be taken off. There is no longer any...More

2  Thank geoff746
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Today this island is closed to the public, to protect some recent architectural finds, however you can still walk the causeway. King of Halicarnassus Mousolos build a causeway in the 4th century BC, so that they could go and feed the rabbits on the island...More

1  Thank Julian Y
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