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Rock tombs in Myra

Demre (Kale), Turkey
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Followed the sign from the main road and came to a T junction. No further signs were found so make sure you get very good directions if you want to find it!

Thank GrayHowie
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views and you can get some fabulous photos. Try and get there early to take good photos without the mass of tourists. Would advise to drive here or to hire a driver to take you about the sites (St Nicholas Church). I would advise...More

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This unique place is a must see. Tombs are amazing remainder of mysterious Lycians - people originated from Crete island but expelled by Minos, the first king of Crete (son of Zeus) and settled in Turkey.

Thank Nena M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Myra is remembered first of all by the abundance of tombs carved into the mountain, which towers over a large Roman theater. Most of the rock tombs are designed in "apartment" type, but there are some of a temple design. One of the tombs is...More

1  Thank Arthur Y
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We visited as part of a group tour, and so only saw the western necropolis. This is one of the best preserved necropolis in Lycia, and well-worth visiting. I would like to have seen the so-called Painted Tomb in the eastern necropolis, but we did...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Myra ancient city is a very exciting place to visit. Nicropolis' on the rocks are interesting. Ancient theatre seems to be the masterpiece of its time. Unbelievable labor job and engineering if you think of when it was built. Extreme big stone blocks are used...More

Thank Erdem K
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The views and scenery are fantastic and although they wouldn't allow me to fly my drone from within, I was allowed to fly it from outside in and got some lovely pictures of the tombs. The ampithheatre is great and you are able to explore...More

1  Thank DrHypnosis
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This attraction is well worth a visit, despite the travelling distance and long day. The tombs are easily accessible by foot and very interesting. Highly recommended with the tombs right next to an amphitheatre

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 August 2016

after a long day on the Mediterranean coast we ended at the rock tombs in Myra the view is spectacular unfortunately over time the content of this tombs was stolen and now you cannot have a very close look Mihaela, our guide told us the...More

Thank Pusa_ChP
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is one of the interesting places we visited. While Istanbul is far away from Demre and we had to take the plane going to Izmir, and then drive several hours to reach this wonderful place. It's one of a kind and the ancient way...More

Thank monsiserrano
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