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Address: | Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
Phone Number: 02526141150
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The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica,...

The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica, the Roman bath, and the rock tombs.

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Fasina

Just been on an evening tour to kaunos with Diana travel. Oz our guide told us of the history and then let us explore. We did do Kaunos last year's ourselves which was good. But... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Broomhill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been on an evening tour to kaunos with Diana travel. Oz our guide told us of the history and then let us explore. We did do Kaunos last year's ourselves which was good. But the tour gave you more of the history if you are interested in that sort of thing then the tour is good or you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of a hike on a hot day but there is a tractor service which is well worth the 5 lira. Interesting place...use your imagination and you can really see the life they would have lived there

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really good place to visit. The boat journey across is a little unnerving but great fun. The walk to Kaunos, if you're fit and well, takes about 20-25 mins, more if you're not so good on your feet. It's a very flat walk on a paved road until maybe the last 200 yards when the road starts... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you walk up its a long hot walk but worth it if your into history etc you can get cold drinks icecream up there

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Dalyan, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the process of being listed as a UNESCO site this antique village is a short boat ride and 20 minute walk from Dalyan village. An easy walk with a couple of little village restaurants on the Candir side of the river for refreshments. The village is really quite amazing with amphitheatre, Temple of Apollo, and other amazing historical architectural... More 

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Bursa, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea this was here when I arrived in Dalyan. The owners of the hotel we were staying at pointed us in this direction and I'm so glad they did. This is an amazing, expansive ruin with one of the best-preserved theatres I've ever seen!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We disembarked our gulet at Kaunos (Caunos), a Greco-Roman archeological site that is also accessible by road. To get to Kaunos, we climbed a steep hill, past 10 placid cows, one with colored beads around her neck. Three of the cattle were yearlings, so there was a lot of cow-to-calf mooing as the moms and offspring located each other for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to visit for its history and views. It is best to go early morning when it is cooler and take plenty of water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in Kalkan then Kaunos is a must. Not really suitable for disabled but a trip may be OK. Its an uphill walk from the riverside and can be a bit trying in the heat. If you like a bit of history its a "dont miss" especially if you are staying close by.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Went independantly so got ferry boat accross the river for 5TL each,100 metres a cross maybe.The lady was money grabbing and unfriendly,Mina? Had a long hot walk,25 minutes but when we arrived it all changec.I dont do a llot of historical sites but it felt really magical as the hill settibg was superb,and tbe views glorious.we only had40 minutes,needed more... More 

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