Akkale

Akkale

Akkale is the popular name given to ruins of a building complex in Kumkuyu town in Mersin Province, Turkey. It was a port administration complex of the Roman Empire built in the 4th century AD. A part of the buildings was repaired during the Byzantine era probably after the great earthquakes of the 6th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Mersin Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine Monuments

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