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Kayakoy Ghost Town and Fethiye Bazaar
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US$319,45*
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Private Trekking Tour in the Fethiye Mountains
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ghost town” (157 reviews)
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Fethiye 48300, Turkey
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"ghost town"
in 157 reviews
"population exchange"
in 25 reviews
"deserted village"
in 25 reviews
"greek village"
in 19 reviews
"turkey"
in 64 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 41 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 7 reviews
"interesting place"
in 15 reviews
"istanbul restaurant"
in 8 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 12 reviews
"wear sensible shoes"
in 10 reviews
"wander around"
in 8 reviews
"few hours"
in 17 reviews
"flip flops"
in 21 reviews
"pancakes"
in 26 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"church"
in 128 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been here twice. Particularly memorable was the early morning visit. There was nobody out there. Absolutely quiet and deserted. A good memory place to understand, any of us can happen that you have to leave your home during one night.

Thank Attilaahun
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Kayakoy on the day of a festival to start the season and there was a great atmosphere. We started off by visiting the ghost town which was an amazing experience. Reading up on the history before we visited really helped. Wear comfortable shoes...More

Thank Cromwell84
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught the dolmus from Fetiye which runs every hour at a cost of approx £1. Well worth a visit however the entry fee is a bit steep. Suggest a stroll around the village, surprisingly we came across ostrich and camels.

Thank MJK126
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught two dolumus from Oludeniz but well worth it, spent a few hours exploring the ghost town then walked back over the Mountain to Oludeniz (approx 8km) fantastic views and a great day.

Thank mapleholm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To really appreciate this ruined town you need to know the history of it. At one time the town was inhabited by 20 000 people who were of Greek origin and Christian. After theTurkish/Greek war of 1919 to 1922, there was an exchange of people....More

2  Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Kayakoy as part of an excursion. Our guide was excellent and explained the history to us and we then had a chance to walk through the ruins on our own. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip here.

Thank Catriona24210
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited Kayakoy twice in my life : 30 yrs ago and then today. So disappointed that my heart aches - there used to be churches & chapels with beautiful frescos, blue and crimson painted houses, a very well preserved school, house gardens with olive...More

2  Thank Selcan T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time i have been to Kayakoy. İt is very much interesting. The layout is incredible. The view from the watch tower is spectacular and breathtaking.

Thank Cigdem C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

better than I expected ! Turkey do have more Greek ruin than Greece ! and more Roman ruin than Italy !

Thank Jack l
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place written about by Louis de Bernieres and what happened there took place before he wrote about Captain Corelli's Mandolin. It is a sad and haunting place.

1  Thank Thelma H
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Lele1313
26 April 2018|
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Response from topbannan | Reviewed this property |
Lots of choice available, it depends on what you prefer
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lillyyaqoob
6 July 2017|
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Response from Mark S |
Check out Monarch and Thompson, who will fly several times a week between April - October. Otherwise Turkish Airlines via Istanbul.
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lillyyaqoob
6 July 2017|
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Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
Hi We usually travel with Monarch but Thomson and Thomas Cook also fly direct. Hope this helps!
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