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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Most people go to the Turkish Riviera for the beaches, but Lybre is a hidden gem. These ancient ruins go back to 300 BC and it’s amazing to see how much actually remains. It’s mystical and magical. If you’re a history fan, I t’s most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

I had heard about this place and was intrigued. Not on the usual tourist trail but only around a 30 minute drive from Side. I had a private taxi arranged for me buy the hotel and went to the site early in the morning, a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This place took my breath away! We (myself and my young son) arrived here and the place was empty. It was full of emotion for me, it literally leafy me speechless for a moment. You can “feel” the history. My son (9) loves buildings and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This site takes some finding but is so worth a visit! Undisturbed, unspoiled and truly amazing. There are no facilities here, no fences and only a couple of information boards. If you are into Roman sites this place is a must.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidw200986
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Untouched and lets you get up close to history, possibly not a trip in flip flops LOL. This place really is one of my favorite ruins I've been to as you can imagine how life was.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Lybre is placed in the moutain forest and it is very interresting but almost didn't recover place. Ancient floor mosaics destroyed without any care. You can remember here words: "Sic transit gloria mundi"

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dmitry K
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Well informed guides ,good transportation ,historically a must see stay hydrated very hot in this area wear sensible footwear

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I loved the fact you are allowed to get up close, parts are fenced off but you can walk down the avenue and take fabulous pictures.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank GandT101
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Visited her during the Green Canyon boat trip. Unfortunately we were not given enough time by the guide to explore this amazing piece of history in detail (only 15 minutes !!) However, from what me and my son saw, it left you speechless. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank BigJohn104
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Up in the Taurus mountains lies this city from 300bc. Magnificent place. Really remote and you can sense the history. In the middle of the pine forest it's really peaceful and there are no vendors or fake merchandise here. Only a few other people were...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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