This city, located near Uzumlu, 24 kms. to the northeast of Fethiye, is called Kodawati in the Lycian language. It was erected at an altitude of 950-1000 meters in the fifth century B.C. Cadianda is reached by a long and steep climb where there are many rock tombs and inscriptions in the Lycian and Greek languages. The most significant of these is the "Salas Monument" discovered by Fellows in 1840. There are lots of reliefs of figures on the pieces in existence at present. The theater at Cadianda is small in size and not well protected. Besides the stadium which is 9 kms. wide and over 100 meters long, there is a bath. However, the city was devastated by the diggings of looters and is in a sorry state.
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