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Lycian Rock Tombs

Dalyan, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Dalyan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ancient Ruins
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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170 reviews 170 reviews
53 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The view from the river, especially early in the morning is quite impressive. These tombs are well worth a visit. It must have been a massive job to construct them, by carving everything out of the rock.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Shame the public is unable to access these areas on foot , due to safety reasons . Good photo opportunities form tours or public boat dolmus to the beach

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

having been ferried over the river, we walked up to Kaunos and past the rock tombs. the ruins were spectacular and well worth a visit. on the way back we stopped off at a little old man's font gate and had a prickly pear fruit, and a glass of fresh orange. we then sat in the little pancake bar and... More

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united kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

These are just across from the little harbour but you can get a boat and go hiking. I just admired from a distance but very impressive

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We visited this tombs on a tour. Very impressive to see. Also very nice to see them lit in the evening, you can see them then from various riverside restaurant.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

See the tombs from the riverbank , or cross over by the rowing boat ferry for a closer look on your way to Caunos

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Amazing views from the boat. Found out some interesting facts about the Lycian Rock Tombs. Well worth a visit or to just experience sitting in relaxing and enjoying the history of the

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We took a boat trip part the rock tombs- they are well worth seeing; it is fascinating to hear the history behind them and I have never seen anything like them before. The boat stopped for about 10 minutes in front of the tombs while our (very knowledgable) guide gave us the history behind them and we took photos. It... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We climbed up to them but it's not for the faint hearted as it's slippery with scree and very high! They light them up at night too.

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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

These tombs are viewable from the city and along the walk to Kaunos. While you can't go right up to them, they are photogenic and especially so at night when they are lit up.

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