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

If you get a boat from Dalyan to turtle beach you can stop off at these ancient ruins if you like. Not many people do so it is pretty deserted with a lonely looking guy in the ticket office charging you a couple of pounds...More

Thank londonmf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The boat ride across the river was fun (boat ticket price also includes the return journey) then it’s a reasonable walk to reach Kaunos. The site is quite big so expect to spend one to two hours viewing the church, amphitheater and many other buildings...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We left visiting Kaunos until the very last day, as we were a bit put off by the idea of a long walk in the sun. There wasn't really anything to worry about. After a short rowboat trip across from Dalyan, it takes about 25-30...More

Thank caerphillytraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The journey to Kaunos is fun in itself. Head along the lines of boats until you are opposite the rock cut tombs, then hop onto a rowing boat to cross the river. 5tl return pp. Unfortunately the rock cut tombs are closed, but you can...More

Thank Alifraggle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got up early to visit Kaunos, so as to not get too hot in the midday sun. Walked to the little jetty opposite The Other Side restaurant and got a rowing boat over for 5 lira each. Then walked up the road (very hot...More

1  Thank Charlotte A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 1.5 klm walk to the city from the river, 10tl entrance fee, cafe and toilets on site, well marked site with information boards throughout, still under going renovation so rough under foot, take good sandles. no flip flops, get there early before the tour...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not the biggest or most visited ancient site and it's all the better for that. We got there by the rowing boat ferry service from Dalyan then taking the easy to follow almost traffic free shady lane for about a mile. On the way,...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is fantastic. You are able to roam at leisure over so much history. It is typically Turkish, they don’t go overboard on ropes and information, that is why it is a 4 and not a five. We went twice, once under our own steam...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved our visit to Kaunos. We got a rowing boat from just outside Municipal Park which cost only a couple of lira each over to the other side of the river. We then did the 2.5km walk to the ruins, it is a lovely...More

1  Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 10 July 2018

After a lovely walk you arrive to this wonderful, peaceful and spectacular ruins of Lycian civilisation. You can imagine how life could have been. Best time to visit is in April and May. Not too hot! You can buy fresh orange juice and gozleme or...More

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