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Jul 10, 2017
“Roman ruins”
Oct 8, 2016
“Pretty good ”
One of the most significant sites of Patara's ruins is the Necropolis with its Lycian sarcophagi and Roman tombs.
Patara, Turkey
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Interesting and intriuging. Very impressive and a little understated. There ought to be a bit more information.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Evarich
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Both myself and my dad were always intrigued by this ruin sitting on its own away from all the others and at the back of what seemed like a massive lake. One afternoon we decided to walk the trail, watch out for the rapid lizards...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Miss Wallace W
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just to enter the area with the necropolis transports you to back to ancient times. The ruins are kept well (as well as ruins can be expected) and you do generally get a sense of what things used to be like as you walk around....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

recommended for the several Lycian tombs here and old mausoleums - all have info boards and walking paths to make your way around. worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank AngelaIsATraveller
Reviewed May 6, 2013

The Necropolis is an ancient burial ground & has impressive open tombs. It makes up part of the wonderful Patara ruins that date back 2000 years. Remarkable what humans could construct in those ancient days.

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed December 16, 2007

On our way to Demre in the mid-nineties, we happened upon Patara originally thinking we were in Myra. We were pleasantly surprised and spent an hour or two exploring. One of the great "unexpecteds" you find traveling in Turkey without an itinerary! I'll look for...More

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