Beçin Castle

Beçin Castle

Beçin Castle is a ruined Castle located in Muğla Province, Turkey. The site has some remains from the Hellenistic and Byzantine periods, including a 4th century BC temple and a medieval church. The majority of the surviving monuments originate from the 14th century AD during the era of the Anatolian beylik of Menteşe and then Ottomans.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Muğla Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 10th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Byzantine & Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Medieval City of Beçin

Date of Submission: 2012

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