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Sunken City Ruins of Simena

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Address: Kekova, Kekova, Turkey
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Private 4-Hour Boat Trip to Kekova

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Our time was limited. A private trip in a small boat with a local captain , was the perfect solution. It was eery riding over the sunken city thinking of what was lying below us.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our time was limited. A private trip in a small boat with a local captain , was the perfect solution. It was eery riding over the sunken city thinking of what was lying below us.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointed really not much to see. Kaya Koy on land has much more to offer. The guide found some pieces of amphora on the bottom whilst in the area you CAN swim in which was the high light of the day. We travelled 3 hours 45 minutes to get to the boat from Hisaronu. Kekova village is delightful , the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bit of a disappointment really. Thought it would be much more than it was. However, the boat trip was excellent with some great places visited for swimming and kids to have fun.

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The village is small and quaint. It offers a few basic pensions and little restaurants as well as the odd table or stall here and there displaying bracelets, dresses to wear over swimwear, key rings, Turkish towels, and other tourist goods. There is a corner shop to stock up if you're on a blue cruise although its stock is limited.... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went on an all day boat trip with club Lycia, our guide seref ornek showed us the sunken city and its lost town on the island, we had many swim breaks all along the coast in small inlets and bays. The food at lunchtime was superb, chicken and tiny beef burgers all cooled fresh on the barbecue with pasta... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

on a small but saucy boat we went in a short cruise after a good and very pleasant swim in a wonderful gulf we ended by the Sunken City Ruins we enjoyed the view and we were lucky enough to have a very passionate guide, Mihalela

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

You can see old city of Lykia which had been built between 7-4 BC and had sunk in time with earthquakes. Swimming on these ruins is a wonderful feeling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great day on a boat, great for snorkelling with crystal clear sea. Food on the boat was great too. Saw lots of turtles. Had a nice refreshing drink in the bars in the quaint village. Take lots of suncream.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

You can see very little. Unfortunately much of the "city" artifacts have been pillaged but you can still see the steps and part of a "house" so it's cool. It existed and you can see that but....yeah...a little underwhelming...but the water! GAH! amazing and clear

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

this was my second time to have a day trip once in 2014 and now again in June 16. It was just as interesting

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