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All reviews ancient city turkey aegean sea datca peninsula beautiful place boat trip well worth a visit gift shop late afternoon off the beaten track on site fantastic views both sides out of the way worth the trip long drive watch the sunset
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to visit knidos with our small kids. We really liked it. There is almost no tourists and it is a place with a great view. There is one small restaurant where we ate. The food was really good, but it was more expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 444elsc
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Located right at the tip of the Datça peninsula and was well worth the drive. A most impressive and vast Greek archeological site with simply stunning views. A must to go and see with your own eyes and well worth the 12tl entry fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aircongerry
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We travelled to Knidos from Datca on a boat called Badem 2. It was a wonderful day out.The scale of the ancient city is amazing for a location that seems quite remote. The double harbour unusual.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hilary D
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Knidos is always an attractive place to visit, despite it's not easy to reach there. But all the ruins and the calm sea in one of the two small bay is great to swim after you get sweat for walking among the ruins

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DMKGunay
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We came by taxi so we could stop along the way to look for the dinosaur sinking into the sea. Knidos is still being excavated so not every where is accessible how ever paths are clearly marked and there are easy and difficult areas to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Paid 10 TRY (~1.8 USD) each to enter a place with nothing but semi-orginised rocks and stones. Got curious and learnt that the main Aphrodite statue was demolished(?) long ago (probably by invading Arabs as it was full naked) and golden/important/meaningful pieces were taken to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erk A
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Sunset amazing but please be there before 7 pm as they did not accept us even though we pay 20 tl as enterance fee and we were there at 7.05 pm!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hilal k
Reviewed August 6, 2018

One of the biggest harbour of ancient world. Excavation still continiues, It is also most southwestern tip of Anatolia, You should take a walk to the light house to see Mediterrenean and Aegean at the same time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yolcu1960
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Knidos is about an hour drive from Datca with winding, narrow roads, but some great views. The site has some restoration going on so you can't access all areas. A big lack of signs explaining what you are seeing. Still an impressive site with its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cozcan_14
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It's a short drive from Palamutbükü to Knidos, passing through a few villages and with amazing views. Knidos is right at the end of the peninsula, so you have views of both the Mediterranean as the Aegean sea, quite extraordinary. The ancient site is not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from jjw1969 | Reviewed this property |
A daytripper boat with roughly 40 people aboard moored at the pontoon by the restaurant next to the site, so it must be possible to take a boat from Datca. Having said that, the boat got there around noon, when it is very... More