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Lycia

Ölüdeniz

Ölüdeniz

Ölüdeniz (literally Dead Sea, due to its calm waters even during storms; official translation name Blue Lagoon) is a small village and beach resort in the Fethiye district of Muğla Province, on the Turquoise Coast of southwestern Turkey, at the conjunction point of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas. It is located 14 km (9 mi)..
Xanthos

Xanthos

Xanthos (Lycian: Arñna, Greek: Ξάνθος, Latin: Xanthus, Turkish: Ksantos) was the name of a city in ancient Lycia, the site of present-day Kınık, Antalya Province, Turkey, and of the river on which the city is situated. The ruins of Xanthus are on the south slopes of a hill, the ancient acropolis, located on the northern..
Ucagiz

Ucagiz

Old village houses are interspersed with tall stone Lycian tombs over 2000 years old, and the marble ruins of a Roman “sunken city” still glisten beneath the pellucid waters of the Mediterranean just offshore.
Tlos

Tlos

Tlos is an ancient ruined Lycian hilltop citadel near the resort town of Kalkan in the Antalya Province of southern Turkey, some 4 kilometres northwest of Saklikent Gorge. Tlos is believed to be one of the most important religious Lycian cites and settlement on the site is said to begin more than 4,000 years ago.
Simena, Kalekoy

Simena, Kalekoy

Kaleköy (literally “Castle’s village” in Turkish; Ancient Greek: Σίμηνα – Simena), is a village of the Demre district in the Antalya Province of Turkey, located between Kaş and Demre, on the Mediterranean coast. Kaleköy faces the island of Kekova, and can be reached by sea or on foot from Üçağız. The village lies amidst a..
Sidyma

Sidyma

The site is interesting not only for ruins, but for the fact that the lovely village of Dodurga has been built among the remains, charmingly reusing pillars and other ancient pieces in the villagers’ houses and other structures. The site is virtually untouched and gives visitors the chance to see a Lycian site much like..