Lycian Tombs at Fethiye


Useful Information

Location: In Fethiye, at the Mediterranean coast. On the road 400.
Open: All year daily 8:30-17. [2000]
Fee:  
Classification: ExplainCrypts
Light:  
Dimension:  
Guided tours:  
Photography:  
Accessibility:  
Bibliography:  
Address:  
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
Please check rates and details directly with the companies in question if you need more recent info.

History


Description

The modern city of Fethiye is located on the place of ancient Telmessos. There are little remains of this city, except for the extraordinary cave tombs. They are the biggest attraction of this small village. Most of the tombs are located in the cliff face east of the the village.

The biggest and most impressive tomb is the Tomb of Amyntas. The huge facade was cut out of the solid rock around the 4th century.