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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited late afternoon when it was quite quiet so easy to park and plenty of chance to have a good look round. Rock tombs are impressive as is the amphitheatre. Well worth a visit if you are in the area and entrance fee is only...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MK16003
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Despite the tombs being empty, having been robbed over the years, this is an amazing place to visit. Very impressive tombs carved in the rock hillside. Similar to the tombs in Dalyan, but you can get much closer. Go with a guide to hear the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tazzat7
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately must of them are just ruin, they don’t allow even see them closer, there are greek words in those graveyards. They say something about their lives, interesting but as myra ancient city. Recommended or not i am not sure.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience Well worth the visit Interesting History about the Tombs of the Very Rich and Famous

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

If you are not a serious professor type history buff, you Will be asking for a a refund of your 30tl entrance.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gwachigan
Reviewed April 27, 2019

We visited Turkey with my and my sister's family in 2017 and then I found a private tourguide by googling around for such services. I was not so sure about it, because how do you know, right? The day we had in Perge and Aspendos...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kati T
Reviewed March 11, 2019

This site is quite staggering. Quite why they chose to bury their dead in this fashion is somehow beyond my comprehension but bury them in rock tombs they did. The hours of toil needed to build these chambers must have been enormous. This ancient site...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Arthur W
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Myra is very much on the coach tour route, so expect crowds at high season. The site is very restricted and the tombs can only be viewed from a distance. There are far better sites to visit, albeit a little off the beaten track. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Keith H
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

These are the graves of kings and predate the Romans. Kings and queens were immured with their favourite servant and grave goods such as silverware. Most of these graves were latter robbed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Davidfirving
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest rock tomb group we saw on the trip, and additionally you see an amphitheater too. You can’t enter the tombs in this location like in Fethiye, but that’s fine. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Amulya K
October 8, 2018|
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Response from Yakov R | Reviewed this property |
Myra may not be worth a day trip from Istanbul, unless you see it as religious pilgrimage.