Did you know about the Lycian Tombs in Kayaköy? There on the other side of the village, opposite the ghost town. Don’t forget to check them out!
Kayaköy: Ghost Town becomes tourist attraction
Some would call the ghost town of Kayaköy, near Fethiye in Turkey an off the beaten path destination. We won’t. It may not be on top of most tourist’s list, but it has become a more favorable place to visit in recent years after Russell Crowe decided that Kayaköy was the ideal location for his film The Water Diviner. This put Kayaköy back on the map after the village had turned into a sleep mode due to the population exchange in 1923 at the conclusion of the Greco-Turkish war and the severe earthquake in 1957 that destroyed most of Kayaköy’s buildings. If you ask yourself if Kayaköy is worth a visit, the answer is yes! And here’s the reason(s) why!
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