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“ancient city” (10 reviews)
Datca, Turkey
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

is a very beautiful place, located in a special area where you can see an unbelievable scenery. The history of these places is very beautiful, you find new information and you feel great!

Thank LalaGabriel1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

On a visit to Bozburan peninsula this was the only substantial ancient site in range. And it is well worth the drive to see. Some work in progress so the theatre was inaccessible, but it is still quite impressive. The harbours are interesting and you...More

Thank Vince F
Reviewed 15 September 2017

a little out of the way location, knidos is a must see in datca resort. after a day of swimming, a stroll in knidos is much pleasure.

Thank bornin1971
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Knidos was set on a very interesting place from antique age, two ports one for military secon for commerce and one side is aegean other is mediterranean with a good antique open air museum plus a swimmable beach. Must see.

Thank platinum_maverick
Reviewed 6 September 2017

beautiful view, where the aegean sea meets the mediterranean sea, you can visit the old city Knidos. Also restaurant and clean toilets. The road from Datca city centre to Knidos is about 40 minutes. Nice villages and beautiful panorama views. You also visit Palamutbükü, very...More

Thank Osman Y
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were based in Datca and went to visit Knidos in late May. The site itself is not especially "marketed" towards international tourism although that may have related in part to the time of year we were there. It was interesting and enjoyable to walk...More

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Ancient city well preserved poorly presented. Great location: sea, food, nature and history. A must see ancient city. Needs further excavation, and better organization.

Thank A C A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Although it is a little hard to get there because the road is not the best road ever built but you will never regret to be there.

Thank Nagehan B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Everyone raved about going to Knidos. So we drive an hour from Datca. It was beautiful, yes. But it was very small, the ruins were unimpressive. The beach small and not really set up for beach goers. We ate at the cafe at the "top"...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a nice place due to its location and historical significance. However. I couldn't believe that you get charged 10tl per person just to enter the area and then you have to pay again to entree the historical area..😡

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