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Kaunos

| Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
+90 252 614 1150
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The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica, the Roman bath, and the rock tombs.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the row boat across from the Dalyan tea gardens (5 lire return) then walk 2km on quiet road to kaunos. 10 lire in wander round the ruins with the theatre being stand out. If you have the stamina and the proper shoes do the...More

Thank Warnie4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Caught the row boat from town and strolled there chatting to people selling honey on the way. I spent 4 hours there, loved it but like a lot of English I do like a good ruin (to the amusement of the Turkish). Glad I made...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kaunos is a ruined city on the banks of the river. It is more than 3000 years old and as my son commented 'that when the Romans arrived the site had been inhabited for the more than 1000 years and now that we stand there...More

1  Thank AngiePetkovic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Onur took us here, and really didn't want to leave, love history of any sorts, but this was something else, !!!!! Great great place.

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited here 28 years was surprised to see how much more extensive the excavations were this time. Entry price of 10tl is crazy cheap and visiting late afternoon I virtually had the whole place to myself. Can't find that in many other sites like...More

Thank Manicstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historical site located across the river from Dalyan. A walk of about 2 kilometres from the crossing place. The walk was lovely, past the Lycian tombs and adjacent to pomegaranite and lemon orchards. Several locals selling fresh fruit drinks and homemade sweets and honey....More

Thank linda h
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of boats to hire. We paid 200 lire for a boat with just us 4 on it once we got to Dalton. This was to see the tombs, visit Roman fortress and go to Turtle island. This is definitely worth the very...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The only reason I have given this 4 star and not 5 is for the lack of refreshments on offer! We have been before and they always have ice lolly a and water, but not this time! Make sure you take plenty of water with...More

Thank sunsoaker1
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is an incredible assortment of ruins, beautifully pocketed away and naturally maintained (ie. not overly commercialised) in the secluded hills of Dalyan. To access the site it's a fantastic 20 or so minute walk from the Dalyan Riverside (or a local Tractor trip!) past...More

Thank Reneesmith007
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Took taxi boat from Iztuzu Beach back toward Dalyan and asked the captain to drop us at the Kaunos jetty. We took a lovely walk up to the ruins and after a small entrance fee had the place to ourselves and the grazing sheep. We...More

1  Thank gmolly0
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Julie R
What time does it close
17 August 2015|
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
I believe its open until around 6pm and the views are wonderful.
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