We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Myra Ruins

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Alakent Mah., Demre (Kale), Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 242 871 6821
Book In Advance
More Info
US$75.83*
and up
Sunken City Kekova, Demre, and Myra Day Tour from Antalya
More Info
US$60.45*
and up
Sunken City Kekova Demre and Myra Day Tour from Side
More Info
US$60.45*
and up
Sunken City Kekova Demre and Myra Day Tour from Alanya

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 230 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
You need to see this

This place is really historic including different structures like the amphitheatre and the caves on the rock. You are not allowed to climb the steep rock wall but you can walk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
PaKn
,
Tampere, Finland
Add Photo Write a Review

230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 81: English reviews
Tampere, Finland
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This place is really historic including different structures like the amphitheatre and the caves on the rock. You are not allowed to climb the steep rock wall but you can walk inside the theatre and try the acoustics standing in the middle. With all the climbing and the views this is a great place for families. You can spend time... More 

Helpful?
Thank PaKn
Lubbock, Texas
Level Contributor
52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

People nearby want you to park on their properties, which we did. I was a little concerned about my rental car being secure, but experienced no problem. The site is amazing. You can explore the amphitheater; and the tombs and a few scattered artifacts are amazing. Don't expect much in the way of facilities. Be prepared to pay for water... More 

Helpful?
Thank baghawaii
Level Contributor
18 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The ruins are spread on vast area, the amphitheater is also pretty stunning and its worth a visit, see how the tombs look as its one of the best preserved sites for the rock tombs..

Helpful?
Thank Kamran R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
392 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Myra, an archeological site, mostly Roman. The most impressive features were its amphitheater and, especially, the necropolis of tombs, some colonnaded, carved into the cliff. You get an opportunity to sit in the actual seats reserved for the elite and compare them to the seats for the common Myrans.

Helpful?
Thank Sandy S
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
165 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The whole region is great to explore Myra is well worth a visit for its Incredible Lycian tombs and equally impressive Roman amphitheatre.

Helpful?
Thank gnidats
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Very few visitors. Stunning rock tombs and a fantastic amphitheatre, check out the 'posh' seats with fish & animal arm rests! Climb to the top and feel the breeze.

Helpful?
Thank Carole B
UK
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We went in July and it was quite busy - it's part of a tour with the church of St Nicholas I assume. It's a fascinating site. I'm used to seeing Roman sites in the UK that are one or two courses of stonework high, just foundations really. So you can imagine my delight at a whole theatre, with walls... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pocket_Weasel
Amherst, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
551 reviews
347 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This visit doesn't take much time but is really worth the effort. The tombs are among the best around and you can find several carvings on several of them. The Roman theater is equally impressive and in very good condition. The best was the excellent condition of the many carved theater masks. Well preserved details.

Helpful?
Thank Robert L
Amherst, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
459 reviews
279 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We came here with our OAT tour which is incredible. The Lycian tomes and the amphitheater are very interesting. We had our guide with us to explain all the history which was great. We recommend an audio guide if you don't have tour guide.

Helpful?
Thank Patricia D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Incredible Lycian tombs and roman amphitheatre. Definitely worth a visit. An audioguide was available for english speakers which provided helpful information.

Helpful?
Thank Lawrence P

Travellers who viewed Myra Ruins also viewed

Demre (Kale), Antalya Province
Demre (Kale), Antalya Province
 
Demre (Kale), Antalya Province
Demre (Kale), Antalya Province
 

Been to Myra Ruins? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Myra Ruins staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?