HIDRELLEZ CHURCH

In a magnificent natural setting overlooking the Mediterranean, at Hıdır İlyas locality, near the village of Hacı Mehmetli (10 kilometres from Alanya) is the Hıdrellez Church.

In a magnificent natural setting overlooking the Mediterranean, at Hıdır İlyas locality, near the village of Hacı Mehmetli (10 kilometres from Alanya) is the Hıdrellez Church. It is believed to have been built at the beginning of the 19th century. The church has been used to date for worship and hasa rectangular plan with a small apse. The cut stone building has a mezzanine floor decorated with woodcarving. According to the inscription tablet it was repaired in 1873. The tablet is on permanent display in the Alanya Museum. The Hıdrellez Church has a spring nearby, and it is also known as “Agios Georgios Church”