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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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Excellent Ruins

These ruins are well worth a visit. You approach by boat and a short walk. Take plenty of water with you as it gets hot. A few more information boards would had made it better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

These ruins are well worth a visit. You approach by boat and a short walk. Take plenty of water with you as it gets hot. A few more information boards would had made it better.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like ruins...or goats, this is your place to visit. It's a steep old climb to get up there, but the little row boat trip across the river and meeting Ali who lives along the path/road who showed us his flower garden made it all worth while.

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Thank bewareofcatz
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place reminds me of Pompeii. It is such a pity that there isn;t the same investment in protecting it for the future as I feel it needs looking after better. It is very rustic from the rowing boat across the river, tractor/trailer up to the old town and setting on the hillside. It's a pity that there couldn't be... More 

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Thank Andy M
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was closer than a lot of the ruins we'd read about and definitely worth a visit. The amphitheatre is really amazing and worth a visit even if just for that, the rest of it was interesting and had information to read about the things. The first entrance is NOT for cars...we learnt this the hard way after approaching in... More 

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Thank VixB13
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fascinating morning spent wandering round this interesting site. Plenty of informative, if rather wordy, boards around the site however a map with suggested routes round would have been helpful. There were two boards we saw on the site but an individual map would have been much appreciated

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Thank Monicaderby
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, definitely worth a trip over the river. Great views and large ampitheatre, take a walk up the mountain to the flag.

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Thank biddy5569
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful ruins of a Roman village with an amphitheatre and lots of other buildings. You can get a rowing boat over from opposite the restaurant on the other side of the river then take a stroll up the hill to the village. There is a charge to get in, but it isn't much and the views are breathtaking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit early morning or late afternoon as it can be very hot at Kaunos with very little shade available. Take the row boat from the end of the harbour over to the other side of the river, You can either walk (25 mins) or take the tractor train. Plenty to see over a large area.

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Thank MCBlackford
Truro, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good trip for all types. Nice view of Dalyan. We went via a boat and walked up to ruins but we'd recommend going on tractor tour or jeep tour

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get up early get the row boat across the river then 1 mile walk to Kaunos , before the heat of the day. Unlimited access to this monument

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