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“Well worth a visit.”

Xanthos - Lycian Antique City
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$302.33*
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Private Trekking Tour
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Kalkan
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Owner description: Xanthos was the capital city of the Lycian Federation and its greatest city for most of Lycian history.
London, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit.”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Not as good as the ruins at Patara but well worth a visit. Interesting amphitheatre and Lycian pillar tombs. Some of the original inscriptions are in the British Museum.

Visited October 2013
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“great day out”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

spent a couple of hours here very interesting ,was very easy to get to on local dolmus bus and cheap,take plenty of water as we could not buy eny as there are no shops nearby.

Visited September 2013
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Exceptional remains/stone works with more buildings being discovered/unearthed & therefore ever changing sites of historical interest.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Excellent and very interesting! Definitely worth a trip! You are allowed to explore quite a lot on your own which is refreshing too!

Visited August 2013
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,811 helpful votes
“A great place to visit!”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

I've owned a property in Kalkan for 6 years, but despite seeing the sign post off the Fethiye - Kalkan highway, it's the first time I have visited this place.
Really large historic site, with tombs, amphitheatre etc. People lived here 7000 years ago!!
We went really early to avoid the heat, but meant the guides were also in bed! The place could do with some signage to help visitors get a true feel for the place.
Will definitely return & hire a guide.

Visited September 2013
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