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“Stunning” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lycian Rock Tombs

Lycian Rock Tombs
Dalyan, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Dalyan
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The big attraction locally are the Lycian Rock Tombs which can be seen at the river front. They are stunning to look at and at night they are lit up.

Visited August 2013
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“Impressive ruins overlooking Dalyan”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

You can't miss these if you go on a boat trip down the Dalyan river or just sit at a waterfront restaurant in Dalyan. They are tombs of the Kings of Kaunos carved into the cliffs overlooking the river (by people who abseiled down the cliffs).
The tombs are floodlit at night so make sure you see them by day and by night.
You can't visit the tombs, however, because they're up a cliff.

Visited August 2013
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“Fascinating !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

These tombs are visible from most riverside reataurants in Dalyan. They are lit up at night and are fascinating. The facades are missing but what is left intrigues the imagination. We were able to get quite near when we crossed the river from Dalyan and walked up to Kaunos.

Visited July 2013
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“Superb example”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

These tombs sit above the river and the town itself creating a sight to marvel at, they are illuminated in the evening and create an eerie sight .

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“It is very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We took Dalyan trip from Marmaris. This was the most intersting part of the trip. I suggest to see there once you are in the area, but if it is possible, don't take a daily trip to see there. The daily trip is so boring, long and terrible food on the boat. If you find a way to go there straight, go straight.

Visited August 2013
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