ⓘ Yelbiz Castle

                                     

ⓘ Yelbiz Castle

Yelbiz Castle is a castle ruin in Mersin Province, Turkey.

The castle is located in Bozyazı district of Mersin ilçe about 36°0841"N and 33°0050"E. It is situated 600 meters 2.000 feet hill to the North-East of Bozyazı. Visitors can follow the road from the village Tekeduzu to the West in the dense forestry. There in the last 350 1.150 m ft no road. Her distance to Bozyazı is 8 km 5.0 mi Mersin is 207 and miles 129 Mi.

In the castle, which is mostly in ruins, is the monastery with two spacious halls, a part of the Basilica and courtyard. There are remains of a mosaic with a geometric pattern in the monastery. Window type round arches. There are two tanks and two towers about 6-7 m from 20 to 23 feet in the Western part of the castle.