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Dalyan Rock Tombs circa 400BC

By Rapido57
Having just returned from a trip to Turkey, I thought I would share some of the photographs of the area we were staying in; this first one is of the Dalyan Rock Tombs.The Tombs are the final resting place of the Kings of Caunos and are carved in the Lycian style. You can see two types of tombs a simple chamber and a more temple-liked tomb all have long since been raided. The photograph was taken from a river boat, unfortunately at perhaps the sunniest part of the day, but I think the picture works okay.

Was much warmer there, so am a bit chilly today Sad

Tags: History Turkey Landscape and travel Dalyan Rock Tombs Lician

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15 Sep 2012 8:45PM
Great shot well captured SmileSmile
17 Sep 2012 7:16PM
Great shot, the large tomb with the flat frontage was never finished.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
11 Jan 2013 6:23PM
Glad to know that you visited Turkey. Very nice shot, indeed!
Humblebee 8 1 England
1 Apr 2013 11:39PM
Absolutely fascinating write up and a great image to back it up, a big like for me ... Carol Grin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 5:25PM
A splendid & interesting shot and nice info.
Ju

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