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Anadolu Citadel, Istanbul

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#72 of 141 in Historic Sites in Istanbul
Castle Tourist Spot
Anadolu Citadel is located in Istanbul. Plan to visit Anadolu Citadel during your Istanbul vacation using our convenient Istanbul tourist route planner.
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  • As far as l have understood from some of the reviews existing with Anadolu Hisarı,many people does mix this one up with Anadolu Kavağı which is on the far end of Bosphorus with its famous Yoros Castle...  more »
  • We took one of the tour buses to this "small fishing town". The tour company didn't tell us about this fortress but we saw it from the town and decided to try to get to it, even though we only had 40 ...  more »
  • Anadolu Hisarı,Anatolian Castle is a fortress located in İstanbul,Turkey on Anatolian (Asian) side of Bosphorus which also gives its name to the quarter around it.Although this is a historical Museum,...  more »

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