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Address: Datca, Turkey
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Wonderful ruins on the convergence point of Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Entrance fee is 3 Euro. Be careful for the road from Palamutbükü since it is so narrow at some places.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful ruins on the convergence point of Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Entrance fee is 3 Euro. Be careful for the road from Palamutbükü since it is so narrow at some places.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

You should see this monumental and important area which survived 70.000 people thousand years ago..!

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Innerleithen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We've been twice now. Once via one of the many boat trips that leave from Datca and once via car. Enjoyed both visits as you always see something different. Can't remember how much entrance is but as with most Turkish attractions the tickets are lovely and the kids like to keep them. Lots to see with good information panels in... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Whilst Knidos is not as impressive as Ephesus, it certainly beats it in term of the location, overlooking the encounter of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. The ruins are in reasonable state and the site is till been developed. The road from Datça is a bit narrow and twisty, so be careful driving there.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This place is pure heaven. I came here during my visit to turkey last summer. I brought my American boyfriend with me. The water here is so amazing! You MUST go swimming after discovering and hiking the ruins. Absulutely stunning place!!!!

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Dorset
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Well worth a visit. Take lots of water to drink -it's very hot! Lovely scenery on the drive there. Couple of nice places to eat.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice site to visit on a day trip Many artefacts in the museum/exhibition part. Beautiful surroundings Challenging road conditions towards the site.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Extreme south western corner of Turkey with breath taking views. Small marina and good restaurant and a gift shop.

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Sarıyer, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

The ancient Knidos is a magnificent historical place to see, but the landscape is even better! You can see the two seas of the region- Aegean and Mediterranean actually meeting;the sea at north is the Aegean, and the one in south is the Mediterranean sea. You can go by boat , the journey is worth trying, but sometimes in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Definitely on the road less traveled but well worth a visit. The ruins are not extensive but what remains is very beautiful.

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