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Lions Tomb

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In centre of town - fabulous

This is over 2000 years old. And still in good condition. You can sit down on the ledges at the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Preston, United Kingdom
History in the middle of town

There is not much special thing about this monument but it is in the middle of Kas and if you're... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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Kas, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is over 2000 years old. And still in good condition. You can sit down on the ledges at the bottom of the tomb to escape the hot sun. Impressive!

Thank HistorianResearcher
Reviewed 29 October 2017

There is not much special thing about this monument but it is in the middle of Kas and if you're staying there, probably you will walk around it. So if you're there, you should go and see it. Otherwise not very necessary if you are...More

Thank busratrip
Reviewed 27 August 2017

great monument commanding an elevated position on a now cobbled street .there is a detailed plaque next to the monument explaining how and when it was build and a translation of the Greek inscription located at the base of the monument it is well wirth...More

Thank 1964fiona547
Reviewed 21 August 2017

you can see ancient tombs everywhere (even in some houses gardens). They make you feel the sanctity and oldness of the city

Thank Onűr K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Built approx 500 BC and is situated in the middle of Kas. One of the largest free standing tombs in the area. Not to be missed

Thank James B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you want to have an idea about Lycian tombs, then this one is a good example. Just in the middle of the city, free access!

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you're interested in ancient Lycia civilization, you can start to read and travel from this symbolic monument.

Thank ersnpkn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Easy to walk to this sarcophagus since it is located in the downtown area of the old town. The stone structure, whose original name means 'flesh eater', is in a very good state of preservation.

Thank ECraigMcKay
Reviewed 19 October 2016

As you walk up the cobbled street of delightful shops - with many covered balconies, you can see the tomb at the top of the road. It stands out as it is the largest tomb of its kind that I have seen in Turkey. Alongside...More

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We actually visited September 2015, but it's worth a look at this tomb. There's several that look like this scattered across many of the mountains and shore lines but this is by far one of the biggest. It's a short walk from the town centre...More

Thank Miss Wallace W
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