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beautiful and deserted

Easier access by car on the longer road closer to the Kaş side. The shorter road from the Demre... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Unexpected gem

Found our way here after reading a few reviews. Yes, it's accessible with a normal car...just... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Frankfurt, Germany
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14 Feb 2017
“beautiful and deserted”
31 Oct 2016
“Unexpected gem”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Easier access by car on the longer road closer to the Kaş side. The shorter road from the Demre side is more suited for a jeep or 4x4. Access by public dolmuş is possible but only by hiking the hill up from Yavu which is...More

3  Thank janoycresvagiovani
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Found our way here after reading a few reviews. Yes, it's accessible with a normal car...just. The last stretch of track was a bit hairy. The amphitheatre is really impressive with fantastic views over the hills to the sea. A nice way to kill an...More

Thank FrauSchmitt100
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Shared a taxi with another couple and the driver took us up a very stony track to the centre of an archaeological delight over 2000 years old! Loads of tombs and amphitheatre in middle of nowhere, just off Kas to Demre road near Yavus.

Thank Sedgwick007
Reviewed 11 August 2015

An amazing place hidden away in the country side. Well worth a visit and read up on its history. Fascinating

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Kyaneai is an impressive ancient site and a perfect place for a picnic as it is at the top of a plateau with a nice view of the sea. Mostly you will have the site to yourself as it is not well known and cannot...More

Thank Insighttravel
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We were in December 2014 in Turkey and took a tour from Kas to the ancient site of Kyaneai. We took a dolmus from Kas to Demre, and said to the driver we want to jump out at Kyaneai. It's a short ride, about half...More

1  Thank Kirgizke
Reviewed 20 November 2014

An amazing place. Secluded and untouched. Great place for a picnic surrounded by history and goats grazing in the nearby field.

Thank Paige M
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Having passed the brown sign off the D400 on a rare previous foray East out of Kas and read the reviews below I was determined to pay a visit to Kyaneai. There is hardly anything about this place in most guidebooks and it is definitely...More

2  Thank brynsdad
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We have been to this historical site to the courtesy of one of officiers working at an government office in this area and found this place by his help.Otherwise,very difficult to find it out as there is not enough road signs after you exit the...More

2  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 2 August 2014

This site was one of my favourite in Turkey. It was a little tricky to find by car with no electronic device. Thankfully a local stopped to point us in the right direction. We arrived at Kyaneai to watch a herd of goats being driven...More

2  Thank Marshie58
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