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Another peaceful antique town in the mountains of Milas

Outside of Milas you follow a road up to the mountains which shows the country side of Turkey far... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
tubekara
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Sattel, Switzerland
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Not only an ancient site but a nature reserve

We stayed in Gumbet and have traveled to this archeological site twice and it is well worth the... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
tynesalmon
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Outside of Milas you follow a road up to the mountains which shows the country side of Turkey far away from crowds of tourists. Nearly on the top of the hill you come to Labranda ancient town of Kariya. The view down to the valley...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We stayed in Gumbet and have traveled to this archeological site twice and it is well worth the hectic drive from Bodrum to Milas which incidentaly is worth a visit on its own or on market day ,it is one of the biggest in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank tynesalmon
Reviewed September 5, 2017

After a mad drive up from Milas, encountering many quarry trucks on a fun road that is too small for them, we arrived at Labranda. What a place, met by the caretaker, who kind of said "fit your boots", we set off to explore. Incredible,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Feela
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We have visited Labranda a few times over the years and always enjoy it. The road isn't great but it is a day trip out for us which makes it more appealing. The ruins are well documented and small enough to do your homework before...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank EJCBodrum
Reviewed May 1, 2017

One of my 3 favourite ancient cites in Anatolia. The road from Milas is now very good for the first 8kms, but poorer thereafter. )I'm not so sure of the road condition if approaching from the north). The pine forest along this route is stunning....More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Rod F
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We have visited this place twice and still feel that it is worth another visit. Labranda is reached by traveling on the Izmir Road from Milas. You then take a right turn which is clearly signposted and travel up into the mountains. Labranda is quite...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Regina K
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Labranda is one of the best archaeological sites in the Aegean region. Located on the mountains near Milas, it offers a great view along with its history. The site is excavated by aracheologists during summer months. The entrance is payable in Turkish Liras. On site...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Burak S
Reviewed August 4, 2016

When I was going to write this review it surprised me that only two people had bothered to do so - I can only imagine the main reason for this is the difficult access to the ruins, on a narrow, twisty and partially unpaved road,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank MHSV_MG
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Labraunda was more than we expected....fascinating ruins restored by Swedish Archaeologists with pure air & tranquility. We spent a few happy hours wandering amongst the ruins, reading the information (in Turkish & English) and marvelling at the views and serenity of the place. Lots to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Albmaine
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Labranda has ruins from both the Greek times as well as the Roman times, which have been very nicely restored by Swedish archaeologists. These are set high up on a hill, overlooking the beautiful valley below. You need to rent a car or get a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Eric_Lemon
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