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Ancient City Amos

Near Village Turunch, Marmaris 48700, Turkey
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Not worth the effort of walking from Turunc

With the problems of reduced Dolmuses from Marmaris to Icmeler and Turunc, we were unable to board... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chriswyc
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
A must see

If you are interested in the ancient times you need to go and see this! It is fascinating and quite... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
mrmehmetturkman
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Marmaris, Turkey
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Near Village Turunch, Marmaris 48700, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the problems of reduced Dolmuses from Marmaris to Icmeler and Turunc, we were unable to board the full Dolmus in Icmeler market road and had to wait an hour therefore missed the connecting Dolmus from Turunc to Kumbluluk via Amos and had to walk...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

If you are interested in the ancient times you need to go and see this! It is fascinating and quite rural

1  Thank mrmehmetturkman
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

nice views over the sea, Greek style ancient theater, easy to walk on.. clean and green surroundings.

1  Thank atil u
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Worth going for the views alone. The site itself doesn't offer a great deal, but is interesting for all that. Stout footwear will help.

Thank Vince F
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We travel extensively in this area by yacht, last year we tried to find these ruins from kumlubuc but ended up walking in circles for an hour or two. This year we anchored off Amos beach and as the sun lowered in the sky we...More

1  Thank lynne c
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

The history of Amos Ancient City dated back to the 2nd-5th centuries BC. The remnants of the ancient city are still available at a small hill located 25km away from Marmaris centrum, near the Kumlubuk Bay. The meaning of Amos in Hellenic language is "temple...More

Thank Ebru A
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Easily accessible by walking or car from Turunc. It's difficult to imagine how the buildings on this site were achieved 2500 years ago.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I caught the dolmus to Turunc and walked to Amos but it is uphill so some people may prefer to get a taxi. The walk uphill was well worth the visit to this ancient city.

1  Thank Olgadunning49
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

One of the most exciting historical sites in the region.Perfect ancient strategic location.Facing Kumlubuk and Amos bays and the Rhodes island.Castle, cisterns, city wall ,agora etc remains.Must see

Thank TravelogTR
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

You are free to walk over the remains of this historic site, sitting in the amphitheater and looking out over the sea was just the best thing. It is not extensive so up to an hour will suffice to walk around the whole site including...More

Thank LandyUK
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