Bash Tapia Castle

Bash Tapia Castle

Bash Tapia Castle, also known as Bashtabiya Castle or Pashtabia Castle, is a ruined castle located on the western bank of the Tigris river in Mosul, Iraq. It was built in the 12th century AD as one of seven castles within the city wall. The castle was damaged by Timur in 1393 AD, and was later rebuilt during the Ottomans time.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Nineveh Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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