Posts tagged: Cnidus

What is so special about Cnidus and where is it?

Well, it is an archaeological site, one of the most famous, of a great classical city that existed for over 1000 years (about 360 BC to 650 AD or so). It was well-known for many things and people, but was most noted for the naked statue of Aphrodite in a round temple by a famous […]

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Cnidus visiting notes

Odysseus Cruising – Cnidus visiting notes A famous, 1000 year old harbour city of ancient Caria. Our visit to Cnidus is included in the holiday price (except site tickets) for our itineraries 1 & 3 – see itineraries section. How to get there The visit is part of an Odysseus cruise, itineraries 1 and 3; […]

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Symi, the most beautiful of the Greek Dodecanese islands

I like to visit the Greek island of Symi regularly, which is not difficult as it is quite close to the Turkish Riviera. Looking at the map, you will see a long peninsula with the ancient city of Cnidus at its tip and another to the south with the ancient trireme naval base of Loryma […]

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How I found Aphrodite on the Turkish Coast

Image: Aphrodite by Praxiteles (mid. 4th c. BC), marble head of statue. At Cnidus, located at the western end of the Datca peninsula on the Turkish coast there is, on the hillside, the remains of a circular temple which once held one of the most admired marble statues – the naked Aphrodite by Praxiteles (mid […]

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THE BLUE CRUISE – Bodrum to Lydae

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes BODRUM (ANCIENT HALICARNASSUS) CNIDUS LORYMA CAUNUS THE DALYAN RIVER LYDAE The route of ‘The Blue Cruise’ runs along the coast with a great variety of scenery from the red lands, covered with pale green pine trees, to the noble limestone cliffs and mountains toward the western end.  It is in […]

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THE BLUE CRUISE – Lydae to Bodrum

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes LYDAE THE DALYAN RIVER CAUNUS LORYMA CNIDUS AND BODRUM (ANCIENT HALICARNASSUS) You can hire our luxury gulet MS Odysseus by private charter to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime – sailing the Blue Cruise. The route of ‘The Blue Cruise’ runs along the coast with a great variety of scenery […]

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