Famous Lycian tombs, you can find at many places across the Antalya coast , and they are one of the most significant Turkish sights. Well, and tomb in the World known, without exaggeration, the whole world: the ancient capital of Lycia according to legend it was the place, where his ship to the shore landed Paul. An amazing technology allows the construction of tombs modern people after two thousand years, to see absolutely amazing structures on the tops of rocks. Why Lycians chosen so strange at first glance, the location of the graves?

Again, the legend comes to the rescue, talking about, in Lycia was believed: deceased soul is necessarily transformed into an angel with blue wings, monkfish. That tombs carved in the rocks wizard ... Each Tomb in the World - The last refuge, House of one or more premises, and, higher than it was located - the easier the deceased had to go to heaven. Burial took place according to the rules, which read: entrance to the tomb to be one, the deceased should not need clothes and food, and burial necessarily produced on the highest podium.

If we talk about the architectural side of the issue, then Lycian tombs unique in its beauty. Window, are sure to cut down in each of them, They were decorated with images, who described the events of ancient life. In today's repose Myra - A piece of an ancient culture, its memorial, giving the opportunity to learn the secrets of an ancient civilization.

 

Myra, Turkey

Myra, Turkey

Amphitheater, Myra, Turkey

Amphitheater, Myra, Turkey

Amphitheater, Myra, Turkey

Amphitheater, Myra, Turkey

Lycian tombs, Myra, Turkey

Lycian tombs, Myra, Turkey

Lycian tombs, Myra, Turkey

Location Worlds (Lycia) on the map

Text: Evgeny Nazarenko