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Cnidus (or Knidos) has been an important and rich city around 200 BC, and the place where the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Ernest V
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Vienna, Austria
"And yet superior to anything not merely by Praxiteles, but in the whole world, is the Venus." (Pliny)

At the western tip of the Datça peninsula, the archaeological site of Knidos requires some effort... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Aelius_Stilo
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Mill Valley, CA
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18 Jul 2016
“Worth a visit”
12 Oct 2015
“"And yet superior to anything not merely by Praxiteles, but in the whole world, is the Venus." (Pliny)”
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Marmaris, Turkey
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cnidus (or Knidos) has been an important and rich city around 200 BC, and the place where the famous nude Venus from Praxiteles could be seen. There are two bays, the north bay being very shallow although it had been used as harbour for ancient...More

Thank Ernest V
Reviewed 13 October 2015

At the western tip of the Datça peninsula, the archaeological site of Knidos requires some effort to visit. But for those who want to see where the first monumental female nude in classical sculpture was displayed, it is worth it.

Thank Aelius_Stilo
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Have sailed there several times in a small boat, anchoring when the weather permitted - though it's often windy. Two Roman harbours, one military one commercial. Need time to wander around as things are not as prominent as at some other sites.

3  Thank CJD12
Reviewed 3 March 2013

i love to see historical places then i like it very much . it is my type. but it is better to visit pri,vet hire driver. tours are really annosing. and sloe. taxi fast quik and i dont lose time. in a day i can...More

3  Thank Marmaris C
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