Dalian is a small village in an area of fantastic natural beauty, historic and difficult to forget. Moreover, Dalian is located in the southwest corner of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Dalian is a small village surrounded by pine hills, cotton fields as well as miles of untouched beach. Also, it is a small traditional fishing village by the river near Lake Köycegiz and close to the mesmerizing stone tombs carved 2,500 years ago on the local cliffs.
Kaunos (or Caunus) was founded in the ninth century BC and was a crucial Carian city until 400 BC. Furthermore, near the border with Lycia, both aspects of that empire is obvious in its culture.
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The famous Dalian Lycian-style tombs are carved on the rocks along the Dalian River. Walking south from the city along the Maraş Caddesi to the western end of Kaunos Sokak you can get a good view of the Carian tombs.
A superb swimming beach, the İztuzu meaning Turtle beach is one of the best Mediterranean turtle sites and has strict rules to protect it. This beach is 4.5 kilometer of sand strip and it is 10 kilometers south of Dalian. Also, it is accessible by road and the Dalian River.