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Pedasa Antique City

Merkez Konacik, Bodrum, Bodrum City, Turkey
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Wear your walking shoes

A 2 kilometre walk up hill from where the dolmus drops you off (there is a sign pointing the way... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Rodman100
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Wellington, New Zealand
Needs but rewards a little exploration

For thousands of years people have fortified and lived in cities on this spot. The famous city... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
twisted?
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Ventspils, Latvia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
20 May 2017
“Wear your walking shoes”
9 Feb 2016
“Needs but rewards a little exploration”
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Merkez Konacik, Bodrum, Bodrum City, Turkey
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

A 2 kilometre walk up hill from where the dolmus drops you off (there is a sign pointing the way). The site is quite large and walking up and down steps. The watch tower is precarious as you are climbing over fallen stones. There is...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 10 February 2016

For thousands of years people have fortified and lived in cities on this spot. The famous city Pedasa can still be imagined and examined with a few short but scenic walks. A real find if you love history!

Thank twisted?
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We started to walk there, but soon found it would be tough to find. We found a taxi stand, got in and proceeded up a long, fairly steep road. We could have walked it with directions, but it was a bit of a surprise how...More

Thank SMG4037
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The site is a little way out of Bodrum and best accessed by taxi as it is up hill and off the beaten track. Some substantial building and wall remains have been unearthed since 2007, in particular the citadel, which commands some excellent views over...More

1  Thank Roy H
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

If you want to get away from the crowds you have to visit these ruins truly peaceful we were the only people there, other than a shepherd and some goats great scenery and lots of ruins, we drove right up to the site and will...More

Thank Dougal1972
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The ruins aren't really well preserved but, it is quite rustic and it was nice to avoid the crowds. If you're looking for off the beaten path ruins, this is the place to go. There are sheep running around and not much else. I took...More

Thank pookieharris
Reviewed 28 June 2015

An old ancient city with Athena temple ruins and more. A must visit for history lovers.No entry fee but the road may be a little rough.

Thank ekutlu
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Very extensive but only partly excavated site. It is an enormous site and a car helps get around the site ....and to get there in the first place. It is not well signed, though friendly locals helped us get there by consecutive directions. It is...More

2  Thank FandRD
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This is a relatively unknown attraction and our taxi driver had to ask around to know where to take us! The upside was a taxi was only 30TL from Gumbet. You need to sure footed and capable of climbing steep steps and rough ground but...More

4  Thank ATHRoss
Reviewed 14 October 2014

An initial warning: unless you have your own car, be prepared for an uphill walk! We stayed in Gumbet and decided to walk to Pedasa which took a fair bit of time up all of the hills! However we were rewarded with a relatively unspoilt...More

3  Thank MsMetalfairy
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