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Address: Kas, Turkey

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impressively positioned at the top of a street of delightful shops.

As you walk up the cobbled street of delightful shops - with many covered balconies, you can see the tomb at the top of the road. It stands out as it is the largest tomb of its... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Almunecar, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to walk to this sarcophagus since it is located in the downtown area of the old town. The stone structure, whose original name means 'flesh eater', is in a very good state of preservation.

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

As you walk up the cobbled street of delightful shops - with many covered balconies, you can see the tomb at the top of the road. It stands out as it is the largest tomb of its kind that I have seen in Turkey. Alongside is a description of its age etc written in both Turkish and [unusually] English.

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Thank theresalwaysone
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We actually visited September 2015, but it's worth a look at this tomb. There's several that look like this scattered across many of the mountains and shore lines but this is by far one of the biggest. It's a short walk from the town centre up a little hill

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Thank Miss Wallace W
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had the best time here in this small town located in Southern Turkey. I took a sailboat ride along the coast to view the beautiful coves around the mountains!

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Thank eminkonel
Cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you are in Kas anyway, it is worth seeking this out amid the little streets ad stopping to read about its history. It is only a ten minute stop but take a look.

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Thank CambridgeMaggie
Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lions Tomb is located in the heart of the resort town of Kas. Streets near the Lions Tomb resemble art gallery in the open air, a lot of designer shops and wonderful restaurants.

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Thank Fijivoyage
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Worth a visit if you are in the area. Smart town with some lovely boutique style shops and good quality cafes.

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Thank John_Wayne2010_12
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's in the middle of the city of Kas it's at the top of the road from Barcelona bar. It's nice and has a good explanation of what it is. And also beautiful sculptures... it's worth the 15min to look at.

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Thank Fred D
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This attraction is not impressive by its size but by its fine construction, its interesting inscriptions and its age dating back to the 4th century BC. Definitely a must-see when in Kas.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Absolutely beautiful neighborhood to explore in Kas, with lots of dining and shopping options as well.

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