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Datca, Turkey
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
15 Apr 2017
“Interesting place, worth an afternoon”
11 Apr 2017
Datca, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

I walked through a parados that was used in the 5000 seat theatre 2500 years ago. I anchored my boat where Agamemnon once moored his fleet. Upon close scrutiny the ruins reveald their secrets. there was a huge, well-camoflaged underground cavern above the village. Must...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Always a deep emotion to understand that two thousand - and more - years ago people were able to design and build such extraordinary towns paved in marble and with so many sculptures temples and constructions. And all this around an harbour and a port...More

Thank alfonso p
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful ruins on the convergence point of Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Entrance fee is 3 Euro. Be careful for the road from Palamutbükü since it is so narrow at some places.

Thank polly_2000
Reviewed 19 August 2016

You should see this monumental and important area which survived 70.000 people thousand years ago..!

Thank BasarMunir
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We've been twice now. Once via one of the many boat trips that leave from Datca and once via car. Enjoyed both visits as you always see something different. Can't remember how much entrance is but as with most Turkish attractions the tickets are lovely...More

1  Thank Hedley P
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Whilst Knidos is not as impressive as Ephesus, it certainly beats it in term of the location, overlooking the encounter of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. The ruins are in reasonable state and the site is till been developed. The road from Datça is a...More

Thank Marcus V
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This place is pure heaven. I came here during my visit to turkey last summer. I brought my American boyfriend with me. The water here is so amazing! You MUST go swimming after discovering and hiking the ruins. Absulutely stunning place!!!!

1  Thank tumayaslay
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Well worth a visit. Take lots of water to drink -it's very hot! Lovely scenery on the drive there. Couple of nice places to eat.

Thank Arry001
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice site to visit on a day trip Many artefacts in the museum/exhibition part. Beautiful surroundings Challenging road conditions towards the site.

Thank I5524XZfrankm
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Extreme south western corner of Turkey with breath taking views. Small marina and good restaurant and a gift shop.

Thank yoncaoj
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