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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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  • It's a beautiful castle. I came to the wind. A wind that brings me back on track. People affected by it from the environment. It's like still smells like gunpowder. It's as if the war is over but hearts hurts air. All our martyrs who believed again. V owes you a lot. Thank you.
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  • Built in 1462 by Fatih Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror and used in the defence of the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. Has undergone restoration and looks fabulous from the outside. Unfortunately it has yet t...  more »
  • Martyrs crawled at Kilitbahir Fort forgettable ..... Never..... let's not neglect this place crawling Martyrs must see.
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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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