Amasra Castle

Amasra Castle

Amasra Castle is a castle located in Amarsa town in Bartın Province, Turky. It was built during the Roman period. The walls of the castle were built by the Byzantines. The front walls and gates were built by the Genoese in the 14th and 15th centuries AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Bartın Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 2nd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Genoese

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine & Genoese Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Trading Posts and Fortifications on Genoese Trade Routes from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea

Date of Submission: 2013

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