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Jan 14, 2007 - The Lycian Way, TR

The area known in antiquity as Lycia occupies part of south west Turkey and is one of the richest areas in cultural remains and natural attractions: snow capped mountains, winding, cliff hugging roads, long beaches and the blue Mediterranean. The first record of the Lycians dates back to the 14th C BC and by the 4th C BC, there were 200,000 inhabitants in the area. The most distinctive features of Lycian architecture are the beautiful tombs carved into the sheer rock cliffs that we included in earlier sections of this website update. The...

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