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Kilitbahir Castle, Canakkale

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Kilitbahir Castle is a fortress on the west side of the Dardanelles, opposite the city of Çanakkale, where there is a corresponding fortress, from which Çanakkale takes its name. The two castles were constructed by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1463 to control the straits at their narrowest point. Kilitbahir's name, meaning "lock of the sea", reflects this defensive purpose.
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  • When I visited the Castle makes me feel a great peace prevailed and I've got goose bumps. I felt all that I ever did for us Ecdadımızın.
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  • Kilitbahir Castle, by Fatih Sultan Mehmet, before the conquest of İstanbul, Canakkale, was built with the aim to check her throat. Small but aesthetics is a fortress. Meaning, it means that the sea lock.
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  • I don't know how this place made in surat al-of our ancestry, but we couldn't finish a restoration for years. Castle to vertebrae; in an inch, no life but to my knee in the middle of Sheep with bagels against cay Kilitbahir arbitrarily do really really really fantastic, absolutely recommended.
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  • Tavsiye ederim.
  • Part of the pleasure of Çanakkale, Locked from the Castle. Here you can drink your tea, you can eat fresh fish.
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  • We couldn't get to the Castle
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  • It's a nice place. You can walk from the wharf.
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  • Does it matter enough
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