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Kilitbahir Castle, Canakkale

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
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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  • the Castle already stands with all its glory crossing by ferry from Canakkale, you cannot leave without seeing, before the conquest of Istanbul has been thought out to the castle that will come through the Dardanelles to help bizansa, a formidable intelligence and tactics, for the same purpose during the war used, even today, it's like waiting to serve the same purpose, should be included in the list of the unesco cultural heritage is an important structure
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  • A beautiful castle, but at the moment, not open for public. There is a small museum nearby, also in a former fortress, but only in Turkish and not that impressive... 
  • was built by Sultan Mehmet the conqueror in 1452 during the battle of Gallipoli also used one of our important historical heritage.
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  • Does it matter enough
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  • This place is amazing
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  • Super
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  • Canakkale in Istanbul made for the conquest of the castle of flour. Cimenlik Castle across the Straits, together with the lock.
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  • Harika. Attila kardese tessukur ederim tur verdi icin.
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