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These ancient ruins, dating back to the second-century B.C., are all that remain of an important Lycian city that became abandoned in the 15th century.
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Yazir Koyu Kumluca Merkez, Kumluca, Olympos, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ruins of Ancient Olympos are situated on both sides of a deep river valley that ends on a beach. The road to the entrance to the ruins is a chaos of restaurants and pensions jammed closely together. If you have your own transport. I...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to the ruins by the beach. There are several trails leading off the southern end of the beach no need to pay an entrance fee if you walk from nearby Cirali beach) to the ruins - which are partly overgrown but...More

Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

There are better ruins elsewhere in Turkey. When we visited the mosaics in the "house with mosaics" were covered and a large area was closed for work. However it was good to see a theatre in an unrestored state. I do not recommend a special...More

Thank SteveMariners
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Olympos is one the most important six Lykian federation cities. Once upon a time, it was a pirate nest. Ruins are not in good condition but still there are interesting structures. Now ruins are by the sea and in the forest. If you stay in...More

Thank SarpedonfromLycia
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you buy a pass (20 TL) or a museum card you can get multiple entries to these ruins which you need to cross to get to the beach. The ruins are extensive -- they cover the cliffs around the beach, the woods before the...More

1  Thank istanbulgibbs
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I spent a couple of hours rambling around. Some intact walls and doorways but other than that expect to work your way around large crowds and rocky paths.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Hello, Olympos is ancient place and kind of "must see" for any visitor to Antalya. You can enjoy the history and nature at the same time. You can relax by swimming in the sea which has blue flag. There is an entrance fee for one...More

Thank Tuğçe A
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This place is amazing. You wander through the ruins, next to the river that runs into the sea and just explore freely. They are still excavating and piecing together the history made it all the more exciting for me. Prices are an issue, everything is...More

Thank SurreyMelanie
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

they go to the beach to go to the place where they spend a lot of money on the seaside entrance they take a 20 minute ticket for a very nice place but you need 20 rooms to go to the beach

Thank domicik
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The location of these ruins is interesting wedged in between giant cliffs in a narrow valley that runs down to a pebbly beach. Apart from the aqueduct which was most interesting the other ruins were certainly not as good as most Hellenistic ruins we have...More

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