Description

The cave tombs of Fethiye are located towards the south of the Fethiye district in Muğla Province. The Tomb of Amyntas is considered to be the most elaborate and impressive rock-cut temple-type tomb in the area, with its origins dating back to 350 ...more

Fethiye, Turkey

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The cave tombs of Fethiye are located towards the south of the Fethiye district in Muğla Province. The Tomb of Amyntas is considered to be the most elaborate and impressive rock-cut temple-type tomb in the area, with its origins dating back to 350 BC. These rock tombs typically contain more than one body and feature cliffs with funeral chambers that have been directly carved into them. The Tomb of Amyntas bear Greek inscriptions that translate to "Amyntas, son of Hermagios", thus resulting in its name. The sheer size of the Tomb of Amyntas is what sets it apart from others, with massive space inside that can be compared to the size of a large temple.

Ticket Price

Not applicable

Opening Hour

Daytime visits are recommended

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1 hour

Suitable For

Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults, Children

Must See

Stone carvings

Prayer Facilities

A number of mosques are available across the city of Fethiye, some in the vicinity of the cave tombs. The Old Mosque, Tokgoz Mosque, Karagozler Mosque and YeniHamidiye Mosque are amongst the most prominent mosques in the city. Plenty of private area is also available in the vicinity of the cave tombs to make use of during prayer times.

Halal Food

Since almost all restaurants in Fethiye serve Halal food, numerous Halal restaurants in the vicinity of the cave tombs will be available. However it is recommended that visitors check with the restaurants about the preparation of food and availability of Halal menus prior to dining. ElizanOtel inFethiye is a popular spot.

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