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All reviewsturkeyancient cityan houraegean seadatca peninsulabeautiful placeboat tripgift shoplate afternoonoff the beaten trackon sitefantastic viewsboth sidesout of the wayworth the tripwatch the sunsetlight house
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Knidos is always an attractive place to visit, despite it's not easy to reach there. But all the ruins and the calm sea in one of the two small bay is great to swim after you get sweat for walking among the ruins

Thank DMKGunay
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came by taxi so we could stop along the way to look for the dinosaur sinking into the sea. Knidos is still being excavated so not every where is accessible how ever paths are clearly marked and there are easy and difficult areas to...More

Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid 10 TRY (~1.8 USD) each to enter a place with nothing but semi-orginised rocks and stones. Got curious and learnt that the main Aphrodite statue was demolished(?) long ago (probably by invading Arabs as it was full naked) and golden/important/meaningful pieces were taken to...More

Thank Erk A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset amazing but please be there before 7 pm as they did not accept us even though we pay 20 tl as enterance fee and we were there at 7.05 pm!

Thank hilal k
Reviewed 7 August 2018

One of the biggest harbour of ancient world. Excavation still continiues, It is also most southwestern tip of Anatolia, You should take a walk to the light house to see Mediterrenean and Aegean at the same time.

Thank Yolcu1960
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Knidos is about an hour drive from Datca with winding, narrow roads, but some great views. The site has some restoration going on so you can't access all areas. A big lack of signs explaining what you are seeing. Still an impressive site with its...More

Thank cozcan_14
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It's a short drive from Palamutbükü to Knidos, passing through a few villages and with amazing views. Knidos is right at the end of the peninsula, so you have views of both the Mediterranean as the Aegean sea, quite extraordinary. The ancient site is not...More

Thank instajan66
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It is 33 km away from Datça. I suggest a boat trip since it is more difficult and tiring on the road. It is a great chance to see a lot of small and breathtaking bays. There is an ancient city which is assumed to...More

Thank Murathan E
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The site is underconstruction but it is a wonderfull place where you can experience sea and history together. It is better to take the trip early in the morning or very late in the afternoon due to plenty of sunshine

Thank _karaaslanonur
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect anything like Ephesus when visiting this site. The only structure that remains recognisable is the theater. For this rest it is a collection of stones, pieces of pillars, walls and frames orderly piled on the ground in rectangular areas. Maybe a sign that...More

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Response from jjw1969 | Reviewed this property |
A daytripper boat with roughly 40 people aboard moored at the pontoon by the restaurant next to the site, so it must be possible to take a boat from Datca. Having said that, the boat got there around noon, when it is very... More