Kilitbahir Castle

Kilitbahir Castle

Kilitbahir Castle is a fortress on the west side of the Dardanelles, opposite the city of Çanakkale, Turkey. The castle was constructed by Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror in 1463 AD to control the straits at their narrowest point.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Çanakkale Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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