4th century B. C.
monuments from Lycia period within city are drawing interest. These are
the tombs excavated to natural rocks, which became the symbol of the
city.Amintas, most beautiful and most magnificent one of the tombs, can
be reached via lots of regular stages. This tomb can also be seen from
the below plains, and when you come near, the admiration against its
greatness increases. At the middle part of the left column, "Herparnias's
son Amintas" is written with 4th century B. C. alphabet. Identification
of this person is not clearly known. There are lots of tombs, valuable
to be seen, within the province. Most important one of these is the one
which belongs to Lycia period. There is a strange appearance of the tomb
ascending within sea. There is a rectangular, wooden chords reminding
embcarves and a gothic style cover with arc on the two layered front
side. Both sides of the cover is embossed with frisks picturing wars,
and it is thought that these are belonging to the life of the person.
How to get there: Take a dolmus to Fethiye, once you get off ask for