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The remains of ancient Kaunos include a Roman thater, a Byzantine basilica, the Roman bath, and the rock tombs.
| Fethiye, Dalyan 48300, Turkey
+90 252 614 11 50
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Reviewed today

Very interesting visit to the ruins.Started off with being rowed across the river,then a 25 minute walk to reach them. Lovely to be able to see what things were like so many years ago and it is incredible to think it was done without the...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Kaunos in September, a really nice way to spend a couple of hours, from the rowing boat across the river,by the harbour, to the tractor bus ride to the ruins, and then a quiet walk around the ruins themselves, this is a couple of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just on from the ruins is a lovely village called Candir where there is a lovely cafe doing typical Turkish breakfast. - thanks to Gokhan Gül Uğur for your hospitality and arranging a pleasant morning

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the rowing boat across the river from Dalyan(10lr return) and walked 1.5km to the site. Not a difficult walk but take plenty of water with you as it is very hot. Drinks are available on the way. Your walk takes you past the...More

Thank Hostajeff
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We paid 5lira for a trip in a rowing boat to the other side, with “Dont pay the ferry man ringing in our heads. After disembarking we walked a mile to the entrance , then up a slope to the ticket office. 10 lira entrance...More

Thank lobster64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A most interesting visit, take sufficient water to keep up your fluid levels.A city existed here when we in the UK were still in our nappies! It SHOULD concentrate the mind.

Thank miserableoldgitsmc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for the day with my family and take my advice the weather gets so hot when your at the ruins so take plenty of sun cream with you and headwear, if you love your history then you will find the ruins fascinating and...More

Thank GrandTour814477
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t believe how big this site is. Entry 10 TL per person . Access via the little boat across the river opposite the Other side restaurant . That’s an experience. It took us 20 mins to walk to the ruins. There is no guide, limited...More

Thank Dol123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up to the ruins at the end of a boat trip, it was a short walk but very hot even at 5pm.... great views from there & lovely wee stall selling very cold homemade pomegranate juice & honey on way back down to...More

Thank barnes4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed visiting, especially having an interest in history. So, if you're a history buff...not to be missed. To be fair it would be interesting for anyone to enjoy. Spending 2-3hrs around the site should be enough for most. More than worth the visit...More

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Julie R
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
I believe its open until around 6pm and the views are wonderful.