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Oldest settlement near Antalya

The caves are not big and not very impressive but have significant value as a historical object... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Георгии Д
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Small cave with a lot of history

The findings were moved to Antalya museum. The cave has a long stair trip to the entrance so bring... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Mrt T
Antalya, Turkey
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It is the largest cave in Turkey to have been inhabited. Some of the finds are on display in the little Karain Museum and others in the Pre-History Section of Antalya Museum.
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  • Poor11%
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The caves are not big and not very impressive but have significant value as a historical object. They were inhabited 35 000 years ago. It is not easy to get there, the fee is only 5tl, and there are a lot of steps to go...More

Thank Георгии Д
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The findings were moved to Antalya museum. The cave has a long stair trip to the entrance so bring some water...

Thank Mrt T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The drive was long, about one hour from Konyalti. Follow road signs to Karian (no cave). After reaching there, you have to climb 450 to 500 steps, quite a long climb, almost 75 meters up, or 25 storey building. Doing this in the mid-day hot...More

Thank Hussain S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The cave is on the top of a hill. And you need to climb 457 steps to reach the top. This means you need to be healthy heart and foot. But the view is amazing thorugh each step. The cave is empty, the things that...More

Thank 3hozcan
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It was nice not that much to see but interesting to read about. Recommendation is to go in the evening when it is cooler as it is hard to walk up all the stairs in the midday. Bring water as there isn't a shop there....More

1  Thank Zehra E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

These were not among the best caves I've ever been to, but still a nice place to visit if you have the time. The caves are located 1.45 hours outside of Antalya center, so if you aren't interested in archaeology, I wouldn't recommend it. After...More

1  Thank ScarletAmman
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

It was little cold and too much stairs (470 steps), but very nice place to go, didn't think my 2 years old son will like but I was wrong, he really enjoyed the echo of his voice, and as a geologist I enjoyed the Stalagmites...More

1  Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is an interesting cave, consisting of a number of chambers and situated high up above a flat plain. Good steps have recently been built to enable access, but there are a lot of them, I estimate over 400, to climb. It is famous for...More

1  Thank Norman E
Reviewed 7 January 2016

hell of a climb but interesting stop off if you like caves. take water with you and appreciate the views as well as the cave itself. if it's all about location this residence has it!

Thank NedNedUk
Reviewed 13 November 2015

It's a fair way to drive to get here. The steps up to it are long and arduous. THIS IS NOT SUITABLE IF YOU HAVE WALKING DIFFICULTIES. Make sure you have water with you and maybe a bite to eat at the top. This is...More

Thank xxDawniexx
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