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Knidos, Datca

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
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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  • When I went to go on dying but also I'm a bit disappointed to be honest. Could be more well-kept, clean.
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  • Datçadan 35 km, the most extreme point. Way to some bends but the roads just fine. Have the sea on the left. A long pier for yachts and restaurant. On the right side from the previous years BC, the ancient city is a city in the present .... Walls, Church, theatre, Harbour, located in a very residential building, a big city. For more than an hour in a great place that you will visit.
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  • We sailed into the bay not realising that the rock structures in front of us were in fact the ruins. The site just goes on and on with no real appreciation of size or complexity and the map doesn't he...  read more »
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