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Ankara Castle, Ankara

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Ankara Castle is a fortification from ancient or medieval era in Ankara, Turkey. The exact date of its construction is unknown. Having been controlled by Romans and Byzantines earlier; it was captured by Seljuq Turks in 1073, by Crusaders in 1101, who gave it back again to the Byzantine and again by Seljuqs in 1227. The castle saw extensive repair by the order of İbrahim Paşa in 1832 during the Ottoman era.The outer citadel surrounds the old Ankara. There are 42 pentagonal towers along the walls, which range between 14- in height. The inner castle covers around 43km2.: Its southern and western walls intersect in a right angle, the eastern walls follow the ledges of the hill and the northern side was protected with a different type of defensive walls.Tr_Tr23
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  • Here is the perfect place to catch the city from every aspects, you are standing top of the city and before entering castle you experience a beautiful walk through a very cute village with beautiful h...  read more »
  • So there was a place so care history human icini it hurts. especially when you go from looking at your place konagina Hayford Zenger pasa Ankara to Ella with the incredible look filled human eyes. Please get a little bit more maintenance. hatiralarimiza has made.
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  • You can go to be seen in Ankara on a traditional tap, one of the most important historic houses on the outskirts of Ankara Castle and fortress. Roam the streets around the Castle before the fortress.. The Castle stairs can be a bit tiresome for small children and the elderly.
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