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Ancient Rock Tombes

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Address: Fethiye 48300, Turkey
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mud bath n river cruise

We had a trip to experience the mud baths , which was a great , give it a go , and a pleasant trip down the river to c the Rock tombs n caves and then dropped off at Turtle beach... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Worksop, United Kingdom
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a trip to experience the mud baths , which was a great , give it a go , and a pleasant trip down the river to c the Rock tombs n caves and then dropped off at Turtle beach , which we did see a Turtle for the first time .

Thank marknm0
essex, england
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the walk up from the Dolmus drop off point by the main mosque. Only takes about 15 minutes. Views over Fethiye are amazing and great to be able to go right inside this ancient tomb which you cannot do with those on Dalyan.

Thank dave8dmb
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can pay around £2.00 to get in however you can see these from the road and get a good picture, nice to see but takes about 30 mins of your time,

Thank mccauley433
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great trip with TUI Rep from Sensatori to this site and before the ace mud baths at Dalyan. The river cruise is a perfect way to see these tombs

Thank Vivikins1965
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you can manage the walk up to the tombs it is worth it. Once you get up there , if you like you can pay a small fee and walk up lots of lovely steps yo Aminatus' Tomb . This sits up high in the rocks staring into Fethiye bay. It is lit up at night. There are several... More 

Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although most people see the house tombs on trhe hillside, Fethiye akso has several sarcophagi scattered around the town. There is also a rock-cut tomb behind the castle with a Lycian inscription. One of the best-preserved Lycian sarcophagi stands near the munivcipal building.

Thank Rod F
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and our adopted Australian daughter visited the tombs last year, its is awesome to be allowed so close to something so old, in some ways it is a pity that people have scratched names etc on the stone but it is still pretty cool. You also get a great view of Fethiye. The climb is not hard but... More 

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Miami, FL
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We did pay the small admission fee to climb up to the larger of the tombs so we could look inside. The view from the tomb is amazing and well worth the climb up. The whole series of carved tombs is pretty much visible from the street below and and a reasonable walk from Fethiye's waterfront. I highly recommend it... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

A number of Lycian rock tombs are situated above Fethiye, obviously they were broken open thousands of years ago I would guess probably during the Roman period. They are interesting to see and as they are situated above Fethiye you also have a good panoramic view of the town from here.

Thank Empcom
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ancient tombs cut into the hillsides. We saw them from our yacht and then explored. Totally uncommercialised and original. It is as if you are discovering these sites for the very first time. Amazing.

Thank krommerider

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