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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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  • The Citadel/Castle of Ankara (tell to the taxi driver: Ankara Kalesi), if you go to the top (stairs - not wheelchair friendly) you will have a great view of Ankara - great place to take pictures! It i...  more »
  • It's been years since I've never been in where I live, I thought I'd go more beautiful but a little around the Castle. Landscape from the Castle, near museums and admirable cafés. Gifts of cheap the following are cheaper. There are other historical places near you would recommend can be seen
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