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Address: | Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
Phone Number: 02526141150
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Description: The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine...
The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica, the Roman bath, and the rock tombs.
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A different place for those who want to discover the ancient history of Kaunos/Kbid. When years ago this place was one of the first commercial ports of Lycian times....

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Dalyan, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A different place for those who want to discover the ancient history of Kaunos/Kbid. When years ago this place was one of the first commercial ports of Lycian times....

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Get a boat across at 5tl return. Go through the cafes on the other side and walk to the ancient town. Walk is 1 km along paved road and easy walking. If you go and leave before 9am it is free and also it is the coolest time of day. Ruins are fantastic with views across the countryside that are... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking ruins - they are incredibly well preserved, and truly accessible to see, walk around and touch. Don't take a tour though - use the row boat service for 5 euro, and either walk or tractor ride to the entrance. Plenty of fresh juice and pomegranate juice available along the road!

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful antique city worth visiting with its theatre and roads. The view is nice. It is 5 mins from the Lycian tombs by car.

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Esher
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our visit was part of a boat trip and we spent a couple of hours here in the late afternoon. It is very exposed and gets very hot and dusty, take plenty of water and sunscreen! Hellenistic, Persian, Roman and Byzantine influences can be seen in the architecture which is mainly in ruins. The Roman baths, early Christian church and... More 

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Anvers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

One of many archeological sites in Turkey. Kaunos has some very nice remains: the thermal baths, the theater. But it is the site that makes it really worth visiting. It is definitely worth to climb to the acropolis and admire the view on the site and the dalyan delta up to Iztumu beach.

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This ancient settlement is well worth a visit. Excavation is ongoing at the site so it will be good to see how that develops and what will be uncovered. To get there you take a rowing boat across the river and can walk or get a tractor ride up to the site. You also need to watch your footing on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Even though it was a very hot day, this place was worth the visit, it takes a while to get around and the tractor ride was very bumpy ( you can walk up there but not recommended) we will go back next year to do it all again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

not our usual type of excursion,but thoroughly enjoyed our visit to kaunos,we took the row boat across the river and then went up the hill via a tractor towing a carriage.when we got there we were pleasantly surprised at the architecture and the views,all in all a good half day excursion.best to go early as it gets very hot as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Took an early boat across and spent a few hours walking up and around the site. In total walked 10 miles around the place. Amazing views from the very top.

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