It is a fortress thought to have survived from the Byzantine period on the İnişdibi road on the edge of the Azmak Stream in the Akyaka District of Ula. The castle, which is in ruins today, is located on a low hill. This fortress from Medieval Times, which has an asymmetrical plan close to a rectangle, remains of a strategic importance in terms of having an efficient plain right in front of the Azmak River and the sea. It is thought that the hill where the castle is located is the old acropolis of the city and there is a small settlement area around it. It is understood that the presence of the castle dates back to the old in terms of its ancient wall and the mosaic of the Roman period.
The entrance part of the castle is unclear. It is estimated that the entrance is on the east side, since the land is relatively less inclined in the east and north direction of the castle compared to other directions. On the northwest side of the medieval castle, there is a burial chamber carved into the bedrock filled with soil inside the burial chamber. There is a closed gallery descending from the castle to the "Woman's Arctic (Çaydere)" in the south. Some walls to the south of the medieval castle are thought to have been built in the 4th century.
The fortress should be one of the castles against the Turks, who organized raids against Western Anatolia in the 12th century. After the Byzantine period, the region was conquered by the Turks in the 13th century. Then it passed to the Principality of Menteşe and then to the domination of the Ottoman Empire in 1420. Evliya Çelebi, who visited the region in the 19th century, mentions that the castle is a ruin. The castle was registered as the 1st Degree Archaeological Site with the decision of the Muğla Supreme Council for the Protection of Immovable Cultural and Natural Heritage dated 13.04.1985 and numbered 915.
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