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Gemiler Bay & St. Nicholas Island

Fethiye Guides - Gemiler Bay & St Nicholas Island

Places to go & see in Fethiye: Gemiler Bay & St. Nicholas Island.

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The road passing over the hill behind Kayakoy Village takes you to another beautiful spot surroundedby olive and pine trees, the Gemiler Bay facing St. Nicholas Island.

You can pass over the St. Nicholas Island by boat and see the Byzantine ruins on the island.

The ancient pieces unearthed during excavations in 1990 by a Japanese archaeological team in collaboration with the Fethiye Museum have revealed that the island was a prominent center of pilgrimage during the early Christina period and thet St. Nicholas, the patron of sailors, resided here.


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