Afkule Monastry

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  • Address: Kaya Koyu Yolu, Fethiye Merkez/Mugla, Turkey
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +90-2526141150
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Adventure

Translated as “Tower of Hope”, Afkule is an ancient monastery situated in Kayakoy. Built by Ayios Elefterios- a monk from 11th century-the whole structure has been built with stones. The ruins of the structure feature separated carved rooms as well as a stable. As for the location, the site offers spectacular views of the open Mediterranean Sea and the curve of the earth’s horizon in the distance. Do visit it if history and nature interest you.

Afkule Monastry Travel Tips

  • Reaching up to the site involves a lot of trekking. Thus, it might not be suitable for children and senior citizens.
  • It is important to bring plenty of water along since the trek to Afkule might take a few hours.

Afkule Monastry Hours

  • The monastery might not be open for visitors all through the day. Please enquire before you visit.

How to Reach Afkule Monastry

  • Minibus from Downtown Fethiye.

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  • Afkule Monastry Address: Kaya Koyu Yolu, Fethiye Merkez/Mugla, Turkey
  • Afkule Monastry Contact Number: +90-2526141150
  • Afkule Monastry Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Afkule Monastry(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Afkule Monastry: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 37.43% of people who visit Fethiye include Afkule Monastry in their plan

  • 64.44% of people start their Afkule Monastry visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Afkule Monastry

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Afkule Monastry

People normally club together Butterfly Valley and Cadianda Roman Ruins while planning their visit to Afkule Monastry.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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