The island is located on the North of Fethiye Port. It has always had a strategic importance since ancient times due to its perfect location where all the entries to Fethiye port could be kept under control. It is known that, Knights of Rhodes ruled the city in the 15th century from a castle which they built on this island. The finds on the island shows that it was also used in late Roman period. Today the remains of fortresses, houses, old cisterns and variety of mosaics welcome visitors.




This project is co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey