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Knidos, Datca

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Located on the Datca peninsula, Knidos pays tribute to the ruins of a once-great Greek city with views of the natural harbor below. See the remains of the city's original port area, which led to its rise as a large trading hub because of its location perched on a hilltop above the sea. View the excavated double amphitheater, as well as the temples of Dionysus, Muses, and Aphrodite. You can reach these ruins by boat from Datca, or by car via a winding mountain road that is a trip in and of itself. Keep in mind that these ruins are less marked than other sites, so do your research beforehand to know what's represented here. Make Knidos a part of your Datca vacation plans using our Datca family vacation planner.
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  • I think a clean sea water on the count of datca like Aquarium and calm. the ancient city of knidos in this place I stayed 3 days was good but don't get hot air. in particular, it can be difficult with the boy. but the Super swim.
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  • Impressive cultural landscape and a wonderful ancient city where the Aegean and the Mediterranean meet. Not to be missed. 
  • It's very, very very very mystical ancient ... We were unable to get into the season. When we get to the season before the heat gidrmemiştik. But this time, I'm impressed. Brochures, informational articles, etc. But this is not the case in our country in General is yadıegamamak. Uncle Google problem right now. If you came to Datca will surely go.
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