Kadifekale

Kadifekale

Kadifekale is an ancient castle located on the top in a hill in İzmir, Turkey. The first recorded defensive walls were built by Lysimachos, a successor of Alexander the Great in 306 BC. Most of the current ruins were built during the Roman period and renovated during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Izmir Province

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantaine + Republic of Genoa + Islamic

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine & Islamic Monuments

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