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May 1st 2012
Published: May 4th 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Lycean tombs and Hadrian's gate (one of many scattered around the Roman Empire), Aspendos.

Where else in the world could you eat at a restaurant that has a 5th C BC cistern on its premises? We ate at Smiley 's on the waterfront in Kas. A few years ago their dishwasher fell through theflooring into what turned out to be a Lycean water storage reservoir!

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Sunken city

Lycean tomb now in the sea.
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Floodlit tomb

Near Hadrian's Gate, Phaselis

Lycean tomb & memorial column with frieze ( the original is in the British Museum)!

Hadrian's Gate

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