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Dalyan Rock Tombs: Discover Lycian History

Dalyan is at the point where the Mediterranean and the Aegean meet.  Its historical texture, nature, lakes, sea and touristic places, attracts numerous domestic and foreign visitors every year.

Caretta caretta sea turtles, mud bath, healing hot springs, the ancient city of Kaunos and the mysterious of the Dalyan Rock Tombs are the must-see places in Dalyan. With this atmosphere, you will enjoy your holiday with your family or group of friends.

In Dalyan, while enjoying the warm sunshine and the lush nature at night, you can relax the day and relax your soul against a magnificent view in the evening. In addition to its natural beauties, Dalyan offers a variety of accommodation options to suit every budget.

The Ancient City of Kaunos, one of the oldest ancient cities in the world and one of the places you should definitely visit in Dalyan, even if you are not interested in history and culture.

Dalyan Rock Tombs, dating back to BC and lasting for 2800 years, are among the borders of Çandır Village. Rock Tombs take visitors to take a stroll through the pages of history and take them to a different world.

According to the belief, the rock tombs made to the places as high as possible for the kings and important people who are expected to be close to the god, give important clues about the world of embedding tradition of the Kaunos. Dalyan Rock Tombs are not completed due to the invasion of Alexander the Great or Persians.

The tombs of the temple are the most important group among the rock tombs. The triangular upper facade carried by the columns, and the rock-cut tombs, which consist of the chamber and the burial chamber with the steps of the tomb chamber, attract attention.

Thousands of years ago, and what tools cannot be done with Dalyan Rock Tombs that cannot be understood from the mountain is carved into the audience with its independent view. Especially with the illumination in the evening, it gives the visitors a different pleasure.