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Sinop Cezaevi, Sinop

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Sinop Fortress Prison, was a state prison situated in the inside of the Sinop Fortress in Sinop, Turkey. As one of the oldest prisons of Turkey, it was established in 1887 within the inner fortress of the centuries-old fortification located on the northwestern part of Cape Sinop. The prison was closed down in 1997 and the inmates were transferred to a modern prison newly built in Sinop.Sinop FortressLocated direct at the coast of Black Sea on the northwest part of Cape Sinop, the Sinop Fortress was constructed initially in the 7th century BC when the city was re-founded as a Greek colony from the city of Miletus. It was extended and repaired several times in its history by Persians, Kingdom of Pontus, Romans and Byzantines. The fortress took its main form during the reign of Pontus King Mithradates Eupator in 72 BC.Following the capture of the city on October 3, 1214, Izz ad-Din Kaykaus II, sultan of Seljuk Turks of Rûm divided the fortress in two parts by erecting a wall in north-south direction. The inner fortress of today was formed by adding another wall in the west-east direction. Since then, the inner fortress was used also as shipyard and dungeon. The oldest document that shows the fortress was used as dungeon dates back to 1568.
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  • That's cold, or in the cool gidilmemesini I recommend that more hasn't been touched and I don't know why, but at least you live inside kasvetle Bernardo's life together you feel, reeks of my nation, I wish if they do not have the habit of writing on the walls
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  • A prison in a comfortable way to see and experience what it means to be seen around and inspiration in terms of alınılabilecek a museum. you will not regret it
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  • Mulberry tree, Sabahattin Ali's poems on the walls, sazı, ward bed. Never wind and sea ice blowing Windows to not see the movies! Basketball is a different atmosphere. Definitely visit
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  • Very impressive.
  • Evliya Çelebi mentioned as follows from this dungeon in the travelogue: "the great and terrible is a fortress. 300 iron gate, enormous guards, handles iron depending on the railing and hung ten men from each of the mustache has nice notorious prisoners. Burçlarında guards such as Dragon. God forbid, there's not even the feint sentenced bird uçurtmaz. "
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  • "If you want to see it turn up face is like the sea, the sea of sky heeralal never mind"
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  • When you get to Sinop is a place you need to necessarily "Historical Sinop prison". I hope that we can protect the historical texture for years.
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  • The first visitors to the Prison city of Sinop is known to have recommended place or even just to see this place could be coming. A little neglected and exposed for the visitors although really this rough reputation and I think you deserve the credit. Travel route in the direction of people's prison ward Sabahattin Ali's remains to continue step by step toward psychology. The richness of the presentation in the Ulucanlar Prison Museum, but I think the historical Sinop Prison in spite of everything, a five-star tourist attractions.
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