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The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica, the Roman bath, and the rock tombs.
| Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
+90 252 614 11 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visited in October !!!after 5 visits to Dalyan ...the weather was perfect to do this trek as usually we are there in August and it's much too hot .So glad we have done this now as it was quite remarkable and interesting.

Thank kwavs
Reviewed 1 week ago

To cross the river, go west along the dock to where the boat moorings end and a lady will row you across the river for 5TL (70p) return. Easy walk along the paved road to Kaunos (and UK visitors can marvel at the absence of...More

Thank kevgy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not all the guided tours in the region include the ancient site of Kaunos, but it is a place one should not miss. You can take a boat from Dalyan (not to Istuzu, though!). After a short while you reach the place from where you...More

Thank Departure811861
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting place, lots to look at and learn from. Wasn’t able to buy a guide book, would have been so helpful to try and interpret the ruins in more detail. My 2nd visit, even more to see 2nd time around. Will definitely be back...More

Thank MrsBeacon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very worth while the £12 lira for the ticket in to see this historical site. We paid the 5 lira each for the rowing boat from Dalyan to the other side of the river and walked the 2k up to Kaunos. Not sure how much...More

Thank nmckay2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Dalyan, Kaunos is on the other side of the river... There are a small group of women who will row you across the river straight to a cafe which will serve alcoholic, non alcohilc drinks and food - try their pancakes! From...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

kaunos is well worth visiting often as each year more seems to have been excavated. there are many signs to inform visitors of when places were built & their use's

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Easy to get to from Dalyan: cross the river by rowboat, walk along and up the hill through the ruins including a brilliant amphitheatre and then climb up a reasonably strenuous but not very steep small mountain to the summit for a great view of...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

5/10/18 We were rowed across for the princely sum of 5TL each Early morning and warming up nicely,(would recommend a hat and a bottle of water) We have visited before and thoroughly enjoy a walk around and beautiful views. A mosaic floor is on show...More

Thank cybermadge
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The site is vast and so many different ruined buildings to look at and I guess you get blase on the amount of pieces of stone and pottery shards just lying around. Very interesting to see some of the renovation work going on and the...More

Thank Mic L
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I believe its open until around 6pm and the views are wonderful.