Lycian Rock Tombs, Dalyan

#3 of 39 in Historic Sites in Mugla Province
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
See Lycian Rock Tombs, one of the ancient architectural wonders of Turkey, carved into the cliffs facing the town of Dalyan. Built around the year 400 BCE, their temple-like facade indicates that the tombs were built for kings and queens. Due to safety concerns, and in order to protect the tombs from being damaged, visitors are not allowed to go up the cliff. You can, however, take a closer look by catching a boat across the river and then going for a stroll along the path at its base. For Lycian Rock Tombs and beyond, use our Dalyan road trip planning website to get the most from your Dalyan vacation.
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  • I and my traveler friends had never heard of Lycian Rock Tombs nor Dalyan before. Nonetheless, it instantly became one of my favorite places in the world during my visit in Oct 2021. The carving on....  more »
  • I've only seen them from this angle. From the opposite riverside and from a boat. Lovely. One day I'lll take a walk, as near as I can.  more »
  • Interesting place, not so easy to find. Small tomb but also nice view from there
  • Nice place to visit, very interesting

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