Tlos ancent city is situated in Fethiye district on the edge of Tauros Mountain range. According to records, the name of the city derives from Tlawa from the Hittite language then converted Tlos by the Lycians. Moreover, the Hittites identified Twala to express Dawala land. The last researches have showed us that the first inhabitants lived here even before the Hittites.
Tlos has many rock tombs that one of them is remarkable with the relief of Bellerophon and Pegasus. Inside the rock tomb, which consits of two side-by-side burial chambers and a front chamber at the entrance, there are death beds, as in other graves.
Tlos ancient city posses an ancient theater, stadium, a basilica from Byzantine era and an Ottoman citadel on top of the hill.
You can book Tlos Ancient City Tour with Romos Travel.
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