Rize Castle

Rize Castle

Rize Castle is a ruined medieval castle located in Rize Province, Turkey. The castle consists of a citadel and the lower castle. It is believed that the citadel was built during the reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian I between 527-565 AD, and the lower castle dates back to the 13th century AD.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Rize Province

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments

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