Lycian Tombs at Fethiye

Amyntas Rock Tombs


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Lycian Tombs at Fethiye. Public Domain.
Location: In Fethiye, at the Mediterranean coast. On the road 400.
Open: All year daily 8:30-17. [2000]
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Classification: SubterraneaCave Tomb
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Address: Amyntas Rock Tombs, Kesikkapı, 117. Sk. No:3, 48300 Fethiye/Muğla, Tel: +90 252 614 11 50.
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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.