Ancient Telmessos has many stone sarcophagi. The town of Fethiye was build around them. Some of them stand in the middle of a road.

On the rock cliff in one side of Fethiye is the Temple of Amyntas, an Ionic temple, cut out of the rock in 350 BCE.

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Lydian Sarcophagus Standing
A Lydian sarcophagus, standing in the middle of the road. (705k)
Temple Complex Carved
Temple complex, carved out of the rock face. (1244k)
Close-up Rock-cut Temples
Close-up of one of the rock-cut temples. (915k)

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