Much better than the busy residence around the Greek Ruins. MUST try at least once, if the kids don't want to come, force them, or the Chimera will come.
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
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.
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 some pics - unfortunately most are not labeled and most of the ruins in Turkey... More
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